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Asperger's Syndrome
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
Asperger's Syndrome is a guidebook to living with Asperger's Syndrome. In a guide written by an adult living with Asperger's Syndrome you will get practical experiences and insight into life on the Autism spectrum. You will get a combination of technical terms and first hand experiences. You will then see how the first hand experiences tie in with the technical terms throughout the book.
Boosting Your Self-Esteem Through Imagination
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
The mind can be a powerful tool. This can be both good and bad. We are all familiar with the saying “we can be our own worst enemy” and that is true, but the flip side of that is that we can also be our own best supporter and advocate. I’ve been learning about this in my day to day life. The way that mind processes thoughts is an important part of the development of our self-esteem.
A Make Believe World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
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.
My Dream Job With Autism
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
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.
My Mind Does Not Work LIke Yours
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
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.
What Is Going On In There?
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
I went through middle school and high school without too many bouts of depression. The late development and need for social interaction was probably the reason. I was able to get through by surrounding myself with activities that I enjoyed and I was still being who I truly am. It wasn’t until my freshman year of college before I started having a hard time with everything. This book is my mind.
Anything You Can Do, I Can Too
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
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 First Locker
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
Middle School is a challenging time for all kids. Being Autistic meant that middle school would be twice the challenge for me. I will never forget that nightmare year when my locker was my biggest bully and the other kids used my locker to try and hurt me. This book shares my junior high experiences in hopes of making your child's junior high experience better. Learn the unwritten social rule.
Graduating High School, Entering Real Life
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,870. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Surviving Middle School was a journey and accomplishment for Travis. Getting through four years of high school where kids were bigger and meaner was quite another challenge. Travis did not understand the other teenagers at his school and they did not understand him. Travis used music as a coping mechanism to help him get through his high school years. Now his adult life was about to begin.
DSM-V Asperger's Syndrome Does Not Exist Anymore
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
In 2013 the DSM-V was released. This time Asperger's Syndrome has been excluded form the DSM-V all together and is now lumped under the term Autism Spectrum Disorders. Asperger's Syndrome will no longer be a medical diagnosis. A disorder that was first introduced in the DSM-IV has now been excluded entirely from the DSM-V. For many adults living with Asperger's this has been hard to swallow.