Shake It Up!

Shake It Up!

How to Be Young, Autistic, and Make an Impact

Quincy Hansen


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When you see a problem go unsolved do you feel compelled to act?

Does seeing an injustice light a fire within your soul?

Do you have a burning passion to take action, or to witness change within your own life, your community, or the world? If so, you may have the makings of an advocate.

This inspiring book by autistic blogger Quincy Hansen encourages autistic teens to find their voice and make a difference in the world around them. Featuring interviews with young autistic change-makers and addressing issues like self-image, harmful stereotypes and communication barriers, Shake It Up! aims to build readers' confidence, and inspire them to take action to change the world to be a better place.


Quincy Hansen:

Quincy Hansen is a young autistic activist, blogger, and public speaker residing in Colorado in the USA. Quincy's advocacy revolves around correcting stereotypes and misconceptions about autism to bring about greater acceptance, understanding, and inclusion of autistic people while promoting self-determination and equal protection for neurodivergent people. As a university biology student, Quincy always enjoys learning about new things and spending free time exploring and admiring the natural world.