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Bullied by Dr. Tracy Shaffer and the Huntington County Community School Corporation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Travis grew up being undiagnosed with autism all throughout his school years. It was not until the age of 22 that Travis learned he was autistic. The Huntington County Community Schools failure to have a board certified behavior analyst in every school hindered and delayed Travis' diagnosis well into his college years. Travis shares how HCCSC bullied him by not providing autism services in school.
Why Do You Want Me to Punish Myself for Being Autistic Kristen Schwieterman?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Travis writes a letter to Kristen Schwieterman apologizing to her for being autistic and asking her to forgive him for being born with Autism. Travis asks Kristen if she can stop wanting him to punish himself for being autistic and tries to seek forgiveness for being clingy because of autism. Travis wishes he could make autism go away but cannot. He wishes Kristen would be his friend again.
Why Do You Want Me to Punish Myself for Being Autistic Kecia Carl?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Travis is on a mission to understand why his friends hate him for being autistic and want him to punish himself. This book is a letter to his friend from 2007 Kecia Carl. Travis wants to understand why people hate him for having autism. Travis has tried to get help but insurance companies say social skills coaching is not medically necessary. Travis feels that Kecia wants him to cut his wrists.
Why Does Ashley Dyer Want Me to Punish Myself Because I am Autistic?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Going to Indiana Wesleyan University was supposed to make things easier with my disability. But things became harder because I wanted to make friends and I tried to do so the only way I understood how. When I tried to become close friends with Ashley Dyer who was a student at Indiana Wesleyan University I made her hate me because I did not know how to approach it correctly. I failed friendship.
Bullied by Governor Mike Pence and the State of Indiana How Indiana Ignores Autism
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Series: Bullied by the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration and the Autism Society of Indiana. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Travis shares his story of being bullied by Governor Mike Pence and the state of Indiana. Travis has been advocating for social skills coaching that can help him overcome his autism for over 6 years. Governor Pence and his administration continue to ignore the needs of people with Autism and do not return phone calls or emails. This book is an attempt to communicate with the governor.
Why Does Mandy Herrington Want Me to Punish Myself for Being Autistic?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
At first Mandy understood me and knew what I needed in a friend to help me with autism. Then as time went on and she learned I was unable to pay her my autism bill she stopped talking to me and eventually changed her phone number. I hate autism and wish I was never born with it but this is my reality. Now I wish I could win the lottery to get rich in order to make Mandy my friend again.
Why Does Sarah Hanson Want Me to Hurt Myself Because I am Autistic?
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Series: Why Do the People I Graduated High School with Want Me to Punish Myself?. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
I receive letters, texts, emails, and phone calls every day from people I went to high school with asking me to punish myself for being autistic. Sometimes Sarah Hanson sends me letters in the mail saying I should cut my wrists with my razor blade or burn my wrists and arms with a lighter because I need to punish myself for being autistic. I live in fear that the class of 04 will try and hurt me.
Why Does Amy Best Want Me to Hurt Myself Because I am Autistic?
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Series: Why Do the People I Graduated High School with Want Me to Punish Myself?. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Every day I am reminded that Amy Best wants me to cut my wrists with a razor or light myself on fire because I am autistic. I receive letters in the mail from Amy asking me to hurt myself in those ways but I refuse to give up and hurt myself no matter how much I want to make her happy. It is hard having autism and all throughout high school I wanted to be like her and my cousin. She hates me.
Bullied By Dana Renay and the Autism Society of Indiana Life with Autism
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Series: Bullied by the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration and the Autism Society of Indiana. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
This is a true story of how a high-functioning adult with Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) is fighting for help. Ignored by leaders of Medicaid and the Autism Society of Indiana Travis is on a quest to receive social skills coaching for his social disorder. Travis fights the system and tries to self-advocate for the help he needs to overcome autism. Travis feels bullied and ignored.
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.
Bullied By Dr. John Wernert and the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
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Series: Bullied by the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration and the Autism Society of Indiana. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
For many years I have been trying to get people to understand the importance of social skills coaching to help me learn important social skills. Every time I find a treatment that can help me with the situations autism presents in which I struggle with I am told that it is not medically necessary to receive that treatment. I am frustrated and feel bullied by leaders of the state of Indiana.
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?
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.