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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.
Shifted
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,690. Language: American English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Throughout the many countries, religions and ages, humans all share one thing in common-we all die. But what if we didn't, what if you could have nine lives, like a cat? Don't you wish you could have nine whole chances of rebirth? Kat did. Be careful what you wish for. And Charlie? Well Charlie was just along for the ride....At first. Thrown headfirst into their destinies and...their deaths.
The Black Family Crest and The Ruby Red Bloodstone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,840. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A young D.C. history professor is lured to a cursed mythical island in the Mediterranean Sea, where he thinks he will be teaching Greek students American history. Within twenty-four hours, he has met all eleven professors, one of which is from New York City. Immediately, the two of them are drawn to each other by Elizabeth's fear and Markus's overwhelming need to protect her (but from what)?
The Moops
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Price: Free! Words: 11,250. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The Moops is a children's book about magical furry creatures running amok in a school. A fun and exciting bedtime story.
Pearls of Sea and Stone: Book of Seals
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Series: Selkies Skins Wavelets, Book 3 · Selkies' Skins, 0.5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,550. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013 by THG StarDragon Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Kirstin Makay is a half-selkie and a witch who must train for the quest to gain her own skin. In the library of Castle Carrick she finds "The Book of Seals," part mythology and part guidebook. What does the book have to teach her about her heritage? We join Kirsty for part of her second year at Castle Carrick and read along with her to learn the secrets Father Ronan sought to preserve.