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Neurodivergent Reading and Podcast List

We often get asked to signpost peers to useful books etc which can help us understand our live experience and explore further our identities and community.


One of our lovely group members Sue has put together this recommended list of neurodivergent friendlyreading material and podcasts about the neurodivergent experience by neurodivergent creators and allies.


We hope you find these voices useful companion on your own journey. Peer support comes in many forms!

Women reading book with hand out to mottled white and black cat on a fur rug
Reading with cat

Taking off the mask

Dr Hannah Louise Belcher

(Describes itself as the more practical companion to Sedgewick, Hull and Ellis, below, which Belcher describes as a complete guide to the subject)


Autism and Masking

Dr Felicity Sedgewick, Dr Laura Hull, Helen Ellis


Unmasking Autism

Devon Price


Interception and Regulation

Emma Goodhall and Charlotte Brownlow


Women and Girls with autistic spectrum disorder

Sarah Hendrickx


Avoiding anxiety in autistic adults: a guide for autistic wellbeing

Autism and Asperger Syndrome in Adults

Dr Luke Beardon


Spectrum Women

Edited by Barb Cook, Dr Michelle Grant


The Guide to Good mental health on the autistic spectrum

Yenn Purkis


We are not Broken

Eric Michael Garcia


Neurotribes

Steve Silberman


Neuroqueer Heresies – a great resource for the language around ND

Nick Walker


Divergent Mind

Jenara Nerenberg


Untypical

What I want to talk about

Pete Wharmby


Sensory Trauma: Autism, Sensory Difference and The Daily Experience

Dr Rorie Fulton et al


Letters of My Weird Sisters

Joanne Limburg


A Different sort of normal

Abigail Balfe


Different Not Less

Chloe Hayden


Ten Steps to Nanette: A Memoir Situation

Hannah Gadsby


Strong Female Character

Fern Brady


Odd Girl Out

Laura James


The Electricity of Every Living Thing

Katherine May


Drama Queen

Sara Gibbs


Illuminated: Autism and all the things I left unsaid

Melanie Sykes


Late Bloomer

Clem Bastow


Novels/short stories by autistic authors:


Any of the YA books by Elle McNicoll:

- A kind of spark (now on BBC TV)

- Like a Charm

- Like a Curse

- Show us who you are


Geek Girl

Young Adult series

Holly Smale


The Cassandra Complex

Holly Smale


The Right Wavelength

Amber Crewe


Burning Out

Katherine May


Make you mine this Christmas

Lizzie Huxley Jones


Stim

Edited by Lizzie Huxley Jones


Podcasts: There are a lot out there, but these stand out:

- The Square Peg Podcast

- The Late Discovered Club

- The Other Autism

- The Neurodivergent Woman Podcast

- The Loudest Girl in the World







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