Books tagged: school

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The Conservancy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,120. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A school where the teachers don’t teach, the students are prisoners and the walls house a sinister secret. When Josh is invited to attend class at the Conservancy, it looks like the perfect school. You can study any subject. You can read books or watch movies. There are no tests or homework. You are free to spend your time doing anything you want... unless you want to leave.
Kathleen And The Communion Copter
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Series: First Holy Communions in Cork. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Are you in a pre-Communion tizz? Worry not! The book will help girls and their families to prepare for a First Holy Communion. It takes a light-hearted look at the pressures that the modern Communion can put on families. There is a gentle message about the meaning of Communion and a warning against getting carried away with the (admittedly very enjoyable) commercial and superficial aspects.
Untold Love Stories From The Past
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: American English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
Things from the past will always stay in the past, but who says they cant be relived though again?
My First Friend In School
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
The year was 1992 and I was six years old. My parents held me back a year so when I began kindergarten I was already a year older than most of the kids in my class. Looking back, I recognize some of the red flags that were raised which could have helped me receive my autism spectrum diagnosis a lot earlier than I did. This book is about how I succeeded in school by making my first friend.
Real Friends Are Not Bullies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
Before we can begin to understand what friendship is we must first understand what a friendship is not. This is a process that comes naturally to most people; they just know, instinctively, that certain things are not a part of a true friendship. But to those of us on the autism spectrum, we may have been put through years of manipulation to believe that bullies are our friends. They are not.
The Mr Is School for Spies: Jo's Spy School Jitters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,780. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
In their first term at Spy School, Jo and Katie quickly become best friends. While Katie loves the school, Jo hates it. How can she handle those mind-boggling tests, paint-ball missions and crazy crocodiles? But then Jo finds herself in an even bigger dilemma – one that threatens her teachers, her friends and her family. Will Jo find her inner spy? Can Katie save Jo from an even darker nightmare?
Social Rules of Facebook
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Since graduating high school in 2004, I have seen many changes in the world. No changes have occurred more rapidly than those in the area of technology. When I walked across the stage to receive my diploma, Facebook did not exist. It was only a few years earlier when the use of cell phones became widespread. In 2004, text messaging wasn’t very popular. In just a few years technology has boomed.
Employment with Asperger's Syndrome
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
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.
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.