February 15-26. The vPlus Festival is an online festival from Potential Plus UK, full of workshops, webinars and discussions for young people with enquiring minds, their families and schools.


Survival Tips for Autistic Girls: How to Grow Up Awesome and Autistic – Siena Castellon – Ages 11-14

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Survival Tips for Autistic Girls: How to Grow Up Awesome and Autistic – Siena Castellon – Ages 11-14

Ages 11-14

A presentation aimed at teen autistic girls in which Siena shares her coping strategies, and the tips and tricks that she used to overcome her social anxiety, minimise her sensory overloads, and succeed in school.

Session Presenter

Siena Castellon holding the book The Spectrum Girl's Survival Guide

Siena Castellon

Siena Castellon is the bestselling author of “The Spectrum Girl’s Survival Guide: How To Grow Up Awesome and Autistic.” She is a multi-award winning neurodiversity advocate and founder of Neurodiversity Celebration Week, an international campaign that encourages schools to recognize the strengths and talents of students with special educational needs. Siena is also a United Nations Young Leader for the Sustainable Development Goals.

Event Hours(1)

  • Thurs 25th Feb

    14.00 - 15.00

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