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Autism in Heels Ebook Summary Download


Download Autism in Heels free pdf ebook online. Autism in Heels is a book by Jennifer Cook O'Toole on 2018-12-04. Enjoy reading 240 pages by starting download or read online Autism in Heels.


By : Jennifer Cook O'Toole
Language : English
Ratings : Very Good
Category : Books
Release Date : 2018-12-04
Group : English Books
Publsh by : Simon and Schuster
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The face of autism is changing. And more often than we realize, that face is wearing lipstick. Autism in Heels, an intimate memoir, reveals the woman inside one of autism’s most prominent figures, Jennifer O'Toole. At the age of thirty-five, Jennifer was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, and for the first time in her life, things made sense. Now, Jennifer exposes the constant struggle between carefully crafted persona and authentic existence, editing the autism script with wit, candor, passion, and power. Her journey is one of reverse-self-discovery not only as an Aspie but--more importantly--as a thoroughly modern woman. Beyond being a memoir, Autism in Heels is a love letter to all women. It’s a conversation starter. A game changer. And a firsthand account of what it is to walk in Jennifer's shoes (especially those iconic red stilettos). Whether it's bad perms or body image, sexuality or self-esteem, Jennifer's is as much a human journey as one on the spectrum. Because autism "looks a bit different in pink," most girls and women who fit the profile are not identified, facing years of avoidable anxiety, eating disorders, volatile relationships, self-harm, and stunted independence. Jennifer has been there, too. Autism in Heels takes that message to the mainstream. From her own struggles and self-discovery, she has built an empire of empowerment, inspiring women the world over to realize they aren't mistakes. They are misunderstood miracles.

The Asperkid's (Secret) Book of Social Rules Ebook Summary Download


Download The Asperkid's (Secret) Book of Social Rules free pdf ebook online. The Asperkid's (Secret) Book of Social Rules is a book by Jennifer Cook O'Toole on 2012-09-15. Enjoy reading 280 pages by starting download or read online The Asperkid's (Secret) Book of Social Rules.


By : Jennifer Cook O'Toole
Language : English
Ratings : Very Good
Category : Books
Release Date : 2012-09-15
Group : English Books
Publsh by : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Being a teen or tween isn't easy for anyone but it can be especially tough for Asperkids. Jennifer O'Toole knows; she was one! This book is a top secret guide to all of the hidden social rules in life that often seem strange and confusing to young people with Asperger syndrome. The Asperkid's (Secret) Book of Social Rules offers witty and wise insights into baffling social codes such as making and keeping friends, blending in versus standing out from the crowd, and common conversation pitfalls. Chock full of illustrations, logical explanations, and comic strip practice sessions, this is the handbook that every adult Aspie wishes they'd had growing up. Ideal for all 10-17 year olds with Asperger syndrome, this book provides inside information on over thirty social rules in bite-sized chunks that older children will enjoy, understand, and most importantly use daily to navigate the mysterious world around them.

Women and Girls with Autism Spectrum Disorder Ebook Summary Download


Download Women and Girls with Autism Spectrum Disorder free pdf ebook online. Women and Girls with Autism Spectrum Disorder is a book by Sarah Hendrickx on 2015-05-21. Enjoy reading 248 pages by starting download or read online Women and Girls with Autism Spectrum Disorder.


By : Sarah Hendrickx
Language : English
Ratings : Very Good
Category : Books
Release Date : 2015-05-21
Group : English Books
Publsh by : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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The difference that being female makes to the diagnosis, life and experiences of a person with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has largely gone unresearched and unreported until recently. In this book Sarah Hendrickx has collected both academic research and personal stories about girls and women on the autism spectrum to present a picture of their feelings, thoughts and experiences at each stage of their lives. Outlining how autism presents differently and can hide itself in females and what the likely impact will be for them throughout their lifespan, the book looks at how females with ASD experience diagnosis, childhood, education, adolescence, friendships, sexuality, employment, pregnancy and parenting, and aging. It will provide invaluable guidance for the professionals who support these girls and women and it will offer women with autism a guiding light in interpreting and understanding their own life experiences through the experiences of others.

Nerdy, Shy, and Socially Inappropriate Ebook Summary Download


Download Nerdy, Shy, and Socially Inappropriate free pdf ebook online. Nerdy, Shy, and Socially Inappropriate is a book by Cynthia Kim on 2014-09-21. Enjoy reading 224 pages by starting download or read online Nerdy, Shy, and Socially Inappropriate.


By : Cynthia Kim
Language : English
Ratings : Very Good
Category : Books
Release Date : 2014-09-21
Group : English Books
Publsh by : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Cynthia Kim explores all the quirkyness of living with Asperger Syndrome (ASD) in this accessible, witty and honest guide looking from an insider perspective at some of the most challenging and intractable aspects of being autistic. Her own life presents many rich examples. From being labelled nerdy and shy as an undiagnosed child to redefining herself when diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome as an adult, she describes how her perspective shifted to understanding a previously confusing world and combines this with the results of extensive research to explore the 'why' of ASD traits. She explains how they impact on everything from self-care to holding down a job and offers typically practical and creative strategies to help manage them, including a section on the vestibular, sensory and social benefits of martial arts for people with autism. Well known in the autism community and beyond for her popular blog, Musings of an Aspie, Cynthia Kim's book is rich with personal anecdotes and useful advice. This intelligent insider guide will help adults with ASDs and their partners, family members, friends, and colleagues, but it also provides a fresh and witty window onto a different worldview.

I Overcame My Autism and All I Got Was This Lousy Anxiety Disorder Ebook Summary Download


Download I Overcame My Autism and All I Got Was This Lousy Anxiety Disorder free pdf ebook online. I Overcame My Autism and All I Got Was This Lousy Anxiety Disorder is a book by Sarah Kurchak on 2020-04-02. Enjoy reading 140 pages by starting download or read online I Overcame My Autism and All I Got Was This Lousy Anxiety Disorder.


By : Sarah Kurchak
Language : English
Ratings : Very Good
Category : Books
Release Date : 2020-04-02
Group : English Books
Publsh by : Douglas & McIntyre
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Sarah Kurchak is autistic. She hasn’t let that get in the way of pursuing her dream to become a writer, or to find love, but she has let it get in the way of being in the same room with someone chewing food loudly, and of cleaning her bathroom sink. In I Overcame My Autism and All I Got Was This Lousy Anxiety Disorder, Kurchak examines the Byzantine steps she took to become “an autistic success story,” how the process almost ruined her life and how she is now trying to recover. Growing up undiagnosed in small-town Ontario in the eighties and nineties, Kurchak realized early that she was somehow different from her peers. She discovered an effective strategy to fend off bullying: she consciously altered nearly everything about herself—from her personality to her body language. She forced herself to wear the denim jeans that felt like being enclosed in a sandpaper iron maiden. Every day, she dragged herself through the door with an elevated pulse and a churning stomach, nearly crumbling under the effort of the performance. By the time she was finally diagnosed with autism at twenty-seven, she struggled with depression and anxiety largely caused by the same strategy she had mastered precisely. She came to wonder, were all those years of intensely pretending to be someone else really worth it? Tackling everything from autism parenting culture to love, sex, alcohol, obsessions and professional pillow fighting, Kurchak’s enlightening memoir challenges stereotypes and preconceptions about autism and considers what might really make the lives of autistic people healthier, happier and more fulfilling.

Asperkids Ebook Summary Download


Download Asperkids free pdf ebook online. Asperkids is a book by Jennifer Cook O'Toole on 2012-05-15. Enjoy reading 192 pages by starting download or read online Asperkids.


By : Jennifer Cook O'Toole
Language : English
Ratings : Very Good
Category : Books
Release Date : 2012-05-15
Group : English Books
Publsh by : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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As a parent, a teacher and an Aspie herself, Jennifer O'Toole provides the definitive insider's view of Asperger syndrome. She shows how to help children on the spectrum by understanding how they think and by exploiting their special interests to promote learning. Her strategies work because she thinks like the children that she teaches. This exciting book is full of effective and fun ways of engaging with children with Asperger syndrome. Jennifer explains how theory of mind difficulties create the need for concrete forms of communication, and provides original methods to inspire imagination through sensorial experiences. In particular she reveals the untapped power of special interests, showing how to harness these interests to encourage academic, social and emotional growth. Affirming that different doesn't mean defective, this book offers the insight and guidance that parents, educators, and other professionals need to connect with the Asperkids in their life and get them excited about learning.

Odd Girl Out Ebook Summary Download


Download Odd Girl Out free pdf ebook online. Odd Girl Out is a book by Laura James on 2018-03-27. Enjoy reading 256 pages by starting download or read online Odd Girl Out.


By : Laura James
Language : English
Ratings : Very Good
Category : Books
Release Date : 2018-03-27
Group : English Books
Publsh by : Seal Press
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A sensory portrait of an autistic mind From childhood, Laura James knew she was different. She struggled to cope in a world that often made no sense to her, as though her brain had its own operating system. It wasn't until she reached her forties that she found out why: Suddenly and surprisingly, she was diagnosed with autism. With a touching and searing honesty, Laura challenges everything we think we know about what it means to be autistic. Married with four children and a successful journalist, Laura examines the ways in which autism has shaped her career, her approach to motherhood, and her closest relationships. Laura's upbeat, witty writing offers new insight into the day-to-day struggles of living with autism, as her extreme attention to sensory detail--a common aspect of her autism--is fascinating to observe through her eyes. As Laura grapples with defining her own identity, she also looks at the unique benefits neurodiversity can bring. Lyrical and lush, Odd Girl Out shows how being different doesn't mean being less, and proves that it is never too late for any of us to find our rightful place in the world.

Sisterhood of the Spectrum Ebook Summary Download


Download Sisterhood of the Spectrum free pdf ebook online. Sisterhood of the Spectrum is a book by Jennifer Cook O'Toole on 2015-04-21. Enjoy reading 240 pages by starting download or read online Sisterhood of the Spectrum.


By : Jennifer Cook O'Toole
Language : English
Ratings : Very Good
Category : Books
Release Date : 2015-04-21
Group : English Books
Publsh by : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Spectrum gals, ever wished you had a handbook to help navigate the confusing world of teenage girlhood? Look no further! Aspie-in-the-know, Jennifer Cook O'Toole provides just that with her inspirational guide to life for teenage girls with Asperger syndrome. Drawing on her own, real-life experiences rather than preaching from textbooks, she covers everything you need (and want!) to know, from body shapes and love interests to bullying, friendships and how to discover and celebrate your unique, beautiful self. With illustrations by an Aspie teen and inspirational quotes from well-known, female Aspie voices, including Temple Grandin, Rudy Simone, Robyn Steward, and Haley Moss, Sisterhood of the Spectrum is your perfect companion on the "yellow brick road" to womanhood. It will leave you empowered, informed and excited to be different.

Spectrum Women Ebook Summary Download


Download Spectrum Women free pdf ebook online. Spectrum Women is a book by Barb Cook,Michelle Garnett on 2018-08-21. Enjoy reading 336 pages by starting download or read online Spectrum Women.


By : Barb Cook,Michelle Garnett
Language : English
Ratings : Very Good
Category : Books
Release Date : 2018-08-21
Group : English Books
Publsh by : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Barb Cook and 14 other autistic women describe life from a female autistic perspective, and present empowering, helpful and supportive insights from their personal experience for fellow autistic women. Michelle Garnett's comments validate and expand the experiences described from a clinician's perspective, and provide extensive recommendations. Autistic advocates including Liane Holliday Willey, Anita Lesko, Jeanette Purkis, Artemisia and Samantha Craft offer their personal guidance on significant issues that particularly affect women, as well as those that are more general to autism. Contributors cover issues including growing up, identity, diversity, parenting, independence and self-care amongst many others. With great contributions from exceptional women, this is a truly well-rounded collection of knowledge and sage advice for any woman with autism.

How To Be Autistic Ebook Summary Download


Download How To Be Autistic free pdf ebook online. How To Be Autistic is a book by Charlotte Amelia Poe on 2019-09-19. Enjoy reading 169 pages by starting download or read online How To Be Autistic.


By : Charlotte Amelia Poe
Language : English
Ratings : Very Good
Category : Books
Release Date : 2019-09-19
Group : English Books
Publsh by : Myriad Editions
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An urgent, funny, shocking, and impassioned memoir by the winner of the Spectrum Art Prize 2018, How To Be Autistic presents the rarely shown point of view of someone living with autism. Poe’s voice is confident, moving and often funny, as she reveals to us a very personal account of autism, mental illness, gender and sexual identity. As we follow Charlotte’s journey through school and college, we become as awestruck by her extraordinary passion for life as by the enormous privations that she must undergo to live it. From food and fandom, to body modification and comic conventions, Charlotte’s experiences through the torments of schooldays and young adulthood leave us with a riot of conflicting emotions: horror, empathy, despair, laugh-out-loud amusement and, most of all, respect.

Aspergirls Ebook Summary Download


Download Aspergirls free pdf ebook online. Aspergirls is a book by Rudy Simone on 2010-06-15. Enjoy reading 240 pages by starting download or read online Aspergirls.


By : Rudy Simone
Language : English
Ratings : Very Good
Category : Books
Release Date : 2010-06-15
Group : English Books
Publsh by : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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*Gold Medal Winner in the Sexuality / Relationships Category of the 2011 IPPY Awards* * Honorary Mention in the 2010 BOTYA Awards Women's Issues Category * Girls with Asperger's Syndrome are less frequently diagnosed than boys, and even once symptoms have been recognised, help is often not readily available. The image of coping well presented by AS females of any age can often mask difficulties, deficits, challenges, and loneliness. This is a must-have handbook written by an Aspergirl for Aspergirls, young and old. Rudy Simone guides you through every aspect of both personal and professional life, from early recollections of blame, guilt, and savant skills, to friendships, romance and marriage. Employment, career, rituals and routines are also covered, along with depression, meltdowns and being misunderstood. Including the reflections of over thirty-five women diagnosed as on the spectrum, as well as some partners and parents, Rudy identifies recurring struggles and areas where Aspergirls need validation, information and advice. As they recount their stories, anecdotes, and wisdom, she highlights how differences between males and females on the spectrum are mostly a matter of perception, rejecting negative views of Aspergirls and empowering them to lead happy and fulfilled lives. This book will be essential reading for females of any age diagnosed with AS, and those who think they might be on the spectrum. It will also be of interest to partners and loved ones of Aspergirls, and anybody interested either professionally or academically in Asperger's Syndrome.

Pretending to be Normal Ebook Summary Download


Download Pretending to be Normal free pdf ebook online. Pretending to be Normal is a book by Liane Holliday Willey on 2014-09-21. Enjoy reading 192 pages by starting download or read online Pretending to be Normal.


By : Liane Holliday Willey
Language : English
Ratings : Very Good
Category : Books
Release Date : 2014-09-21
Group : English Books
Publsh by : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Compelling and witty, Liane Holliday Willey's account of growing to adulthood as an undiagnosed 'Aspie' has been read by thousands of people on and off the autism spectrum since it was first published in 1999. Bringing her story up to date, including her diagnosis as an adult, and reflecting on the changes in attitude over 15 years, this expanded edition will continue to entertain (and inform) all those who would like to know a little more about how it feels to spend your life `pretending to be normal'.

NeuroTribes Ebook Summary Download


Download NeuroTribes free pdf ebook online. NeuroTribes is a book by Steve Silberman on 2015-08-25. Enjoy reading 400 pages by starting download or read online NeuroTribes.


By : Steve Silberman
Language : English
Ratings : Very Good
Category : Books
Release Date : 2015-08-25
Group : English Books
Publsh by : Penguin
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A New York Times bestseller Winner of the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction A groundbreaking book that upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently. What is autism? A lifelong disability, or a naturally occurring form of cognitive difference akin to certain forms of genius? In truth, it is all of these things and more—and the future of our society depends on our understanding it. WIRED reporter Steve Silberman unearths the secret history of autism, long suppressed by the same clinicians who became famous for discovering it, and finds surprising answers to the crucial question of why the number of diagnoses has soared in recent years. Going back to the earliest days of autism research and chronicling the brave and lonely journey of autistic people and their families through the decades, Silberman provides long-sought solutions to the autism puzzle, while mapping out a path for our society toward a more humane world in which people with learning differences and those who love them have access to the resources they need to live happier, healthier, more secure, and more meaningful lives. Along the way, he reveals the untold story of Hans Asperger, the father of Asperger’s syndrome, whose “little professors” were targeted by the darkest social-engineering experiment in human history; exposes the covert campaign by child psychiatrist Leo Kanner to suppress knowledge of the autism spectrum for fifty years; and casts light on the growing movement of "neurodiversity" activists seeking respect, support, technological innovation, accommodations in the workplace and in education, and the right to self-determination for those with cognitive differences.

Life on the Autism Spectrum - A Guide for Girls and Women Ebook Summary Download


Download Life on the Autism Spectrum - A Guide for Girls and Women free pdf ebook online. Life on the Autism Spectrum - A Guide for Girls and Women is a book by Karen McKibbin on 2015-09-21. Enjoy reading 168 pages by starting download or read online Life on the Autism Spectrum - A Guide for Girls and Women.


By : Karen McKibbin
Language : English
Ratings : Very Good
Category : Books
Release Date : 2015-09-21
Group : English Books
Publsh by : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Why is Autism Spectrum Disorder so misunderstood in girls and women and why do so many go under the radar without the support that they need? This practical guide explains the unique issues that affect females with autism and provides tools and strategies that girls, women and their families can use in day-to-day life. Following the story of Alison, a girl diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome, through both childhood and adulthood, we get an inside view of the challenges that girls and women with autism face. Straightforward information and advice is provided on key topics including: · social skills and communication · how to overcome bullying · sensory issues and food sensitivity · the need for routine · perceptions of gender · and physiological changes. Essential reading for parents of daughters on the spectrum, as well as girls and women who carry the diagnosis themselves.

In a Different Key Ebook Summary Download


Download In a Different Key free pdf ebook online. In a Different Key is a book by John Donvan,Caren Zucker on 2016-01-19. Enjoy reading 688 pages by starting download or read online In a Different Key.


By : John Donvan,Caren Zucker
Language : English
Ratings : Very Good
Category : Books
Release Date : 2016-01-19
Group : English Books
Publsh by : Crown
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Finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction An extraordinary narrative history of autism: the riveting story of parents fighting for their children ’s civil rights; of doctors struggling to define autism; of ingenuity, self-advocacy, and profound social change. Nearly seventy-five years ago, Donald Triplett of Forest, Mississippi, became the first child diagnosed with autism. Beginning with his family’s odyssey, In a Different Key tells the extraordinary story of this often misunderstood condition, and of the civil rights battles waged by the families of those who have it. Unfolding over decades, it is a beautifully rendered history of ordinary people determined to secure a place in the world for those with autism—by liberating children from dank institutions, campaigning for their right to go to school, challenging expert opinion on what it means to have autism, and persuading society to accept those who are different. It is the story of women like Ruth Sullivan, who rebelled against a medical establishment that blamed cold and rejecting “refrigerator mothers” for causing autism; and of fathers who pushed scientists to dig harder for treatments. Many others played starring roles too: doctors like Leo Kanner, who pioneered our understanding of autism; lawyers like Tom Gilhool, who took the families’ battle for education to the courtroom; scientists who sparred over how to treat autism; and those with autism, like Temple Grandin, Alex Plank, and Ari Ne’eman, who explained their inner worlds and championed the philosophy of neurodiversity. This is also a story of fierce controversies—from the question of whether there is truly an autism “epidemic,” and whether vaccines played a part in it; to scandals involving “facilitated communication,” one of many treatments that have proved to be blind alleys; to stark disagreements about whether scientists should pursue a cure for autism. There are dark turns too: we learn about experimenters feeding LSD to children with autism, or shocking them with electricity to change their behavior; and the authors reveal compelling evidence that Hans Asperger, discoverer of the syndrome named after him, participated in the Nazi program that consigned disabled children to death. By turns intimate and panoramic, In a Different Key takes us on a journey from an era when families were shamed and children were condemned to institutions to one in which a cadre of people with autism push not simply for inclusion, but for a new understanding of autism: as difference rather than disability.

A Room Called Earth Ebook Summary Download


Download A Room Called Earth free pdf ebook online. A Room Called Earth is a book by Madeleine Ryan on 2020-08-18. Enjoy reading 304 pages by starting download or read online A Room Called Earth.


By : Madeleine Ryan
Language : English
Ratings : Very Good
Category : Books
Release Date : 2020-08-18
Group : English Books
Publsh by : Penguin
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One of Bustle's Best Books of 2020! An unforgettable story of a fiercely original young woman, whose radical perspective illuminates a new way of being in the world As a full moon rises over Melbourne, Australia, a young woman gets ready for a party. And what appears to be an ordinary night out is--through the prism of her singular perspective--extraordinary. As the evening unfolds, each encounter she has reveals the vast discrepancies between what she is thinking and feeling, and what she is able to say. And there's so much she'd like to say. So when she meets a man and a genuine connection occurs, it's nothing short of a miracle. However, it isn't until she invites him home that we come to appreciate the humanity beneath the labels we cling to, and we can grasp the pleasure of what it means to be alive. The debut novel from the inimitable Madeleine Ryan, A Room Called Earth is a humorous and heartwarming adventure inside the mind of a bright and dynamic woman. This hyper-saturated celebration of love and acceptance, from a neurodiverse writer, is a testament to moving through life without fear, and to opening ourselves up to a new way of relating to one another.

Camouflage Ebook Summary Download


Download Camouflage free pdf ebook online. Camouflage is a book by Sarah Bargiela on 2019-03-21. Enjoy reading 48 pages by starting download or read online Camouflage.


By : Sarah Bargiela
Language : English
Ratings : Very Good
Category : Books
Release Date : 2019-03-21
Group : English Books
Publsh by : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Autism in women and girls is still not widely understood, and is often misrepresented or even overlooked. This graphic novel offers an engaging and accessible insight into the lives and minds of autistic women, using real-life case studies. The charming illustrations lead readers on a visual journey of how women on the spectrum experience everyday life, from metaphors and masking in social situations, to friendships and relationships and the role of special interests. Fun, sensitive and informative, this is a fantastic resource for anyone who wishes to understand how gender affects autism, and how to create safer supportive and more accessible environments for women on the spectrum.

We're Not Broken Ebook Summary Download


Download We're Not Broken free pdf ebook online. We're Not Broken is a book by Garcia, Eric on 2021-08-03. Enjoy reading 304 pages by starting download or read online We're Not Broken.


By : Garcia, Eric
Language : English
Ratings : Very Good
Category : Books
Release Date : 2021-08-03
Group : English Books
Publsh by : HarperCollins
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“This book is a message from autistic people to their parents, friends, teachers, coworkers and doctors showing what life is like on the spectrum. It’s also my love letter to autistic people. For too long, we have been forced to navigate a world where all the road signs are written in another language.” With a reporter’s eye and an insider’s perspective, Eric Garcia shows what it’s like to be autistic across America. Garcia began writing about autism because he was frustrated by the media’s coverage of it; the myths that the disorder is caused by vaccines, the narrow portrayals of autistic people as white men working in Silicon Valley. His own life as an autistic person didn’t look anything like that. He is Latino, a graduate of the University of North Carolina, and works as a journalist covering politics in Washington D.C. Garcia realized he needed to put into writing what so many autistic people have been saying for years; autism is a part of their identity, they don’t need to be fixed. In We’re Not Broken, Garcia uses his own life as a springboard to discuss the social and policy gaps that exist in supporting those on the spectrum. From education to healthcare, he explores how autistic people wrestle with systems that were not built with them in mind. At the same time, he shares the experiences of all types of autistic people, from those with higher support needs, to autistic people of color, to those in the LGBTQ community. In doing so, Garcia gives his community a platform to articulate their own needs, rather than having others speak for them, which has been the standard for far too long.

An Adult with an Autism Diagnosis Ebook Summary Download


Download An Adult with an Autism Diagnosis free pdf ebook online. An Adult with an Autism Diagnosis is a book by Gillan Drew on 2017-03-21. Enjoy reading 176 pages by starting download or read online An Adult with an Autism Diagnosis.


By : Gillan Drew
Language : English
Ratings : Very Good
Category : Books
Release Date : 2017-03-21
Group : English Books
Publsh by : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Being diagnosed with autism as an adult can be disorienting and isolating; however, if you can understand the condition and how it affects perceptions, relationships, and your relationship with the world in general, a happy and successful life is attainable. Through an introduction to the autism spectrum, and how the Level 1 diagnosis is characterised, the author draws on personal experiences to provide positive advice on dealing with life, health, and relationships following an adult diagnosis. The effect of autism on social skills is described with tips for dealing with family and personal relationships, parenting, living arrangements, and employment. Important topics include disclosure, available resources, and options for different therapeutic routes. On reading this book, you will learn a lot more about the autism spectrum at Level 1, be able to separate the facts from the myths, and gain an appreciation of the strengths of autism, and how autism can affect many aspects of everyday life. Drawing from the author's lived experience, this book is an essential guide for all newly diagnosed adults on the autism spectrum, their families and friends, and all professionals new to working with adults with ASDs.

Been There. Done That. Try This! Ebook Summary Download


Download Been There. Done That. Try This! free pdf ebook online. Been There. Done That. Try This! is a book by Craig Evans,Anita Lesko,Tony Attwood on 2014-02-21. Enjoy reading 352 pages by starting download or read online Been There. Done That. Try This!.


By : Craig Evans,Anita Lesko,Tony Attwood
Language : English
Ratings : Very Good
Category : Books
Release Date : 2014-02-21
Group : English Books
Publsh by : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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If you only buy one book to improve your life this year, make it this one. Temple Grandin, Liane Holliday Willey, Anita Lesko, Stephen M. Shore, and many other Aspie mentors, offer their personal guidance on coping with the daily stressors that Aspies have identified as being the most significant, in order of urgency - anxiety, self-esteem, change, meltdowns, depression, friendship, love, and much, much more. Based on years of personal experience, this book is packed with advice from Aspie mentors who have all been there and done that! World expert Dr. Tony Attwood rounds up each chapter with professional analysis and extensive recommendations. He includes essential information on destructive strategies that may look attractive, but that have counter-productive effects. Including full color artwork from Aspie artists showing visually how they interpret each stressor, this is THE inspirational guide to life for young adults, the newly diagnosed, and as a life-long reference for anyone on the spectrum - written by Aspies for Aspies.