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I Could Be Adam Lanza or Elliot Rodger Prisoner of America's Mental Healthcare System
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Amber Ink Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
I suffer from a mental illness that goes ignored. The services I advocate for are not available and the help I need is deemed not medically necessary. This is a story about how I could become Adam Lanza or Elliot Rodger due to America's failing mental healthcare system but I make the choice to advocate and fight on without violence. Mental Illness untreated could lead to serious consequences.
Pregnant with Autism A New Mother's Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Amber Ink Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Growing up Stephanie did not realize how different she was than her peers. Stephanie thought the other kids were weird once they hit middle school. Then in high school puberty hits Stephanie and she has a change of heart. Now Stephanie must fight to understand puberty and fit in with the other kids. Already years behind she makes many mistakes. One mistake leads to her getting pregnant at age 17.
How Temple Grandin's Legacy Hurts Your Child Today
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Amber Ink Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
I have spent years trying to identify with Temple Grandin like so many other autistic women do. The problem is that my social wants and needs are unique to me and not like Temple Grandin's. It is troubling to me that many of my friends, family members, and therapists try to compare me to Temple Grandin because I am Stephanie Rodgers not Temle Grandin. This comparison has led to a low self-esteem.
The Television Crush
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Travis shares how he lives in a make-believe world with autism and schizophrenia. Travis talks about how some of his best friends were on the television set as a child. He had trouble socializing and making friends in school so he turned to local news personalities and starts of television shows like Saved by the Bell to form social relationships. This book tells Travis' story about his world.
Being Thankful for My Mental Illness Inspired Gratitude
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Inspired by a friend of his, Travis begins a journey of showing gratitude and thankfulness for things in his life. Inspired by a friend's goal of posting 365 days of gratitude on Facebook Travis begins his own gratitude goal by keeping a journal about things he is thankful for in life. Travis' goal is to post 5 journal entries in his diary each week for one year. Gratitude is changing his life.
Light Yourself on Fire Voices of Mental Illness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
In this book Travis describes what living with voices, hallucinations, and delusions is like. He will share one particular delusion and hallucination he has with the reader to help the reader understand what living with these psychotic symptoms is like. Travis shares how Bob tell shim to buy gasoline and put in his apartment and light a match so he catches on fire and burns himself alive and more.
Why Do They Restrain Me? Autism and Restraints
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014 by Amber Ink Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
As a child growing up and attending public school Zack was often forced to be restrained and tied down to his desk. Zack's teachers did not know how to handle Zack's meltdowns and were not properly trained in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Zack shares his story of what it felt like to be restrained and how it made his meltdowns worse. This book is an example of bullying in the public school system.
How to Manage Separation Anxiety
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Travis experiences a lot of anxiety in all areas of his life. When it comes to being social and making friends Travis' anxiety is magnified to a level that is difficult to manage. Travis develops separation anxiety with his friends and finds it hard to be separated from his friend. Much like separation anxiety a baby has with it's mother, adults can suffer from separation anxiety with friends.
Running from the Bears Life with Schizophrenia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
This is a story about how Travis spends his life running from Bears. Most of the time they are not mean however he always lives in fear that the bears are going to hurt him. His doctor and everyone else tries to remind him that the bears are not real. To Travis the bears are very real and when he is alone they are there. This is a series that will follow Travis and his encounter with the bears.
Becoming a Superhero Book I
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Mike and Zack are best friends. Zack is autistic and Mike is his biggest advocate. Mike advocated with the other kids to make sure Zack was included in everything in school. Mike looked out for Zack. During Mike and Zack's senior year Mike is forced to make a decision that could determine what kind of superhero he is. Does Mike make the right decision or does he cave in to peer pressure?
An Open Apology to Dana Renay and the Autism Society of Indiana
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
This book is an open apology to Dana Renay and the Autism Society of Indiana. Over the past five to seven years I have said some hurtful things because I was having psychotic episodes that lead me to believe that Dana was personally trying to hurt me along with the Autism Society of Indiana and the Autism Society of America. I could not understand why they wanted to hurt someone with autism.
How Indiana Wesleyan University Killed God Reclaiming My Seat in God's House Book I
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
This book is a journey of how I lost my faith in God by attending a Christian University. The way I was treated at Indiana Wesleyan University has had a long lasting impact on my life. This is a story about how I went from believing in God to thinking God hated me. The story ends with a positive happy ending as I am able to reclaim my seat in God's house. Travis re-finds his faith in God.
Dating an Autistic Sugar Daddy While Raising a Child with Autism
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Amber Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
When Timothy first messaged me about becoming his sugar baby on Facebook I was skeptical and never saw myself as someone who would go on dates with someone for money. With a little coaxing from Timothy I was persuaded to meet him. I decided to enter into a sugar daddy/sugar baby relationship with Timothy and it was the best decision of my life. This is a story of two people helping each other.
An Apology to the Autism Community Mental Illness, Stealing, and Lying
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
This book will talk about the mistakes I have made and how I am working to correct them. In this boo I will share how I was so desperate for friendship I was willing to steal from and lie to the people that I loved and the ones who loved me the most in order to feel companionship and intimacy. Intimacy and companionship are challenging for people with autism but mental illness got the best of me.
Autism Versus Mental Illness Part I
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
If I had to choose between having autism and having mental illness it would be a no brainer. I would choose to have autism and be proud of it. I cannot imagine living without autism because it has become such a big part of who I am in life. Mental illness can make it very difficult to function for me so I would prefer to have autism. Travis shares which is easier to cope with in this great book.
Tim the Superhero Detective Part I
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Tim is Autistic. He is brilliant but socially awkward. Tim is taking college classes by age ten. By age eleven he is being recruited by the local police department and even the FBI to help them capture some of America's most wanted criminals. Will Tim's social issues eventually get the best of him and cause trouble with his job or will he overcome them and be the superhero for the FBI.
How I Learned to Manage Autism and Mental Illnesses Part I
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
It can become confusing when autism is combined with several different mental illnesses. This book will help clarify some of the differences between the autism diagnosis and the mental illness diagnosis. Travis is now diagnosed with Autism, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Schizophrenia and suffers from a great deal of anxiety and depression. Travis shares how he copes and overcomes challenges.
How Did I Help My Autistic Teenager Get Pregnant?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by Amber Ink Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
This book will talk about the importance of social context and help you see just how literal someone with Autism takes things you say. It will give some tips on how to properly clarify the social context of what you are trying to say so that there are no major communication gaps. My autistic daughter got pregnant because she did not understand the social context of what I told her.
Pay Your Autism Bill or Die Mental Illness and Lies My Brain Tells Me
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
From a near suicide attempt to making my first friend for free without paying my Autism bill. This book is my journey and fight with mental illness. Autism is a beautiful thing. I love myself for who I am. It is the mental illness part that can be hard to cope book. This book series will be a story of how I am coping with and overcoming Mental Illness. Mental Illness impacts us all.
I Could Be Raising Adam Lanza or Elliot Rodger America's Failed Mental Healthcare System
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Amber Ink Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Are there warning signs that we could see before someone like Adam Lanza and Elliot Rodger go off and explode claiming many innocent lives? Even if there were, what could we have done differently? As parents we are constantly asking ourselves how we could prevent something from happening to our child. My son’s mental health has become worse over the years and I want to support others.