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Punished for Working Life with Autism and Schizophrenia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Travis shares his excitement and anxiety about a new job. Working is hard for someone with autism and schizophrenia. Voices tell Travis he is not as good as his coworkers. They tell him that his coworkers will team up with the voices and hurt him. The voices also tell Travis that he has to be punished for working in the same place as neurotypical people exist. Travis fights the voices for his job.
Finding a Happy Home at Wendy's Employment, Autism, and Mental Illness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Psychology » Anxiety
Finding employment is challenging for people with disabilities. This book details Travis' experience working at Wendy's. Travis shares what has made this work experience successful and how his employment specialist helped him to find a job that fit him and one he could succeed in. Travis talks about how Wendy's has graciously opened their doors to people with disabilities and giving hope.
It is Time to Play Ball: Are You Ready to Raise an Autistic Teenager?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,000. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
This book will help you understand some of the challenges today's teenagers face. This book will show you how having autism can complicate some of those challenges. It is extremely crucial to teach your son or daughter about analogies. Autism causes a person to interpret things very literal. When it comes to dating today's teenagers often refer to it like the game of baseball. Are you in the game?
I am a Human Being: I Will Not Let Autism Define Me: With Intermediate Autism Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Psychology » Emotions
This book talks about dating, relationships, love, and acceptance. There is a section on social thinking which is an advanced social skill I have been learning to help me cope with Autism. Learning this social thinking skill has helped me grow as a person and learn to love myself even more. Enclosed in this book is an intermediate autism guide book to help teachers, educators, and professionals.
How to Find the Perfect Autism Job
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by TEB Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education
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It is very important for someone with Autism to be able to understand small talk and know how to engage in small talk appropriately so that they can be a part of a pleasant work day experience for all parties involved. This book address how to help someone with Autism learn the skills necessary to function at the higher level end of social relationships and be successful in the work place.
Employment with Asperger's Syndrome
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
More than 80% of people with Asperger's Syndrome are not engaged in meaningful employment. It is not always to their choosing that the numbers are so high. Often, adults with Asperger's Syndrome want to engage in substantial gainful activity as adults and be a contributing member in the workforce. Due to social impairments that present social gaps between them and their peers it is difficult.
Anything You Can Do, I Can Too
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / general
We’ve all heard of the song “Anything You Can Do, I can do Better.” This is something that I have taken with me own life and adapted it into the way I approach social interaction and things dealing with Asperger’s Syndrome. I believe that all children have the ability to learn, feel, love, and connect with other children. Some will be better at it than others but everyone can love and connect.
My Mind Does Not Work LIke Yours
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / general
Throughout my entire life I’ve been trying to be understood. I’ve felt misunderstood since the beginning really. There were times in Elementary School where I was misunderstood. From an early age of just 7 years old my intentions with others were misunderstood or misinterpreted by my peers. This book is an in depth look into how my brain functions and thinks differently than most brains.
My Dream Job With Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / general
Often times, people with autism struggle to find employment. The person with autism might not be the best at a particular job such as being a bank teller, being a waiter at a restaurant, or even working the basic factory job. Someone with autism will likely be more employable in a career that they are interested in and very passionate about. It is likely we will succeed in special interest areas.
A Make Believe World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
As I continued to get older and go through school the social stuff would become more difficult. It seemed like kids were becoming more and more advanced, learning more skills, and leaving me behind. If it had not been for a coping mechanism that I picked up from my special interest that developed from my ability to escape into imagination and create a make believe world.