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Finding God in Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2016 by T.B. McHatchin. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
T.B. McHatchins wonders why God hates him after women at a Christian college told him that God told them they could not date him. Crushed, T.B. leaves school and transfers to another school that is public where he finds people are more accepting to him than were at the christian college. Follow along as T.B. learns to regain his faith in God after having it stripped away by Christians at school.
The Price of Being Autistic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2016 by T.B. McHatchin. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
T.B. McHatchins shares about being autistic and having to pay an "autism" bill to get other people to accept and like him. He grew up thinking that he was different and had to pay a price for being different. He paid people to sit next to them and class and gave girls hundreds of dollars just to go to dinner with him. It was not until he was in his thirties that T.B. begun to understand the truth.
High Functioning Autism
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,850. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016 by T.B. McHatchin. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
T.B. describes what it is like to be forgotten by autism services because he is too high functioning. As high functioning as he is, he still has great difficulty in forming social relationships and keeping employment. He shares about how his staff is learning to help him day by day to be successful in employment and relationships. He is able to teach his staff his weaknesses and they work on them.
How to Improve Autism Services
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Amber Ink Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Tom provides insight into how to improve autism services around the world. Tom talks about the adaptive living skill versus the social thinking skill. Social thinking skills enable a person to read body language and understand social context of all social situations. It also provides the ability to read and understand the social dynamics of a place or a group of people at a place or an event.
Life on the Autism Spectrum
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,280. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Amber Ink Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Tom shares what it was like growing up having autism. He never fit in with the other kids and was often off in his own unique world. Tom wanted to make friends but did not know how until he got older and as an adult begun to teach himself social skills. Trom talks about how he teaches himself social skills by reading books and hiring social skills coaches to help him with non-verbal communication.
Trump's Autistic Locker Room
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Amber Ink Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Now that Donald Trump is president we must address the issue of locker room talk across the entire autism spectrum. Locker room talk is not appropriate conversation for teenagers or young adults to be having and people with autism might be confused now that Mr. Trump is president and approves of such talk. Now, the autism community must work harder than ever in trying to stop locker room talk.
A Cure for Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016 by Amber Ink Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Andrew shares how social skills coaching cured him from autism. Learning social skills is the best thing Andrew ever did and he is proud to share his story with the reader of how he overcame autism and cured himself of the disorder. He shares how learning social skills in the appropriate social context is extremely important to the overall success of people with autism in all social settings.
Guide for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children with Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Travis provides a simple guidebook for parents of newly diagnosed children that will help them tell the differences and similarities between autism and mental illness. Many doctors and therapists are unsure of the differences and think they are both the same sometimes which can create a scary situation in which doctors over medicate your child with autism. Learn this and much more in this book.
Do People with Autism Lie?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
In this book Travis address the issue of lying and autism. A myth is that people with autism cannot lie. That myth is not always true because people with autism can sometimes be in their make believe world. Their make believe world can seem very real to them but it will not be real to others. This causes others to feel like someone with autism is lying to them and can hurt social relationships.
Fighting to Save My Special Interest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Travis shares how he fought to keep his special interest of autism against all of the bullies in middle school in high school. Travis got picked on and bullied because he played the trombone and was a band geek, at the same time Travis did not want to just give up the trombone because it was his special interest. It was a special interest that was like a best friend to Travis and it helped him.
Social Skills that Work for Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016 by Amber Ink Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Sarah explains how she helped Sam learn how to read body language and improve his own body language to become more confident in himself. Sam and others with autism struggle with reading body language and non-verbal communication and this creates some problems because communication is 93% non-verbal and only 7% verbal. Sarah and Sam work hard to improve his social skills and Sarah helps others too.
Autistic Sex
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Travis talks about what sex is like for him as an adult with autism. Autistic sex is unique and can be more satisfying than sex typically is. Having autism means Travis is more interested in foreplay than intercourse. He likes to touch and give massages but he does not like to be touched or receive massages due to sensory issues he has. Travis tells all in this book about sexuality and autism.
Stealing to Survive Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Travis shares how he felt like he had to become a thief and steal money from family and customers of his business in order to get a girlfriend. Travis has been told by girls since high school that they would like him if he gave them money. They told him that they had to charge him money because he was weird, creepy, and had autism. He quickly learned he had to be a millionaire to get a girlfriend.
Obsessions that Kill You
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Travis shares how obsessions took over his life after high school. People with autism tend to fixate on something and become more obsessed than normal with it and this causes them a lot of self-destruction in other areas of their lives. Sometimes people with autism develop a special interest in something and a special interest can sometimes be unhealthy for people with autism that fixate often.
How Do I Like Someone without Harassing Them?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Travis shares how it is hard for him to like others without harassing them or being too into them. Travis works hard to learn and understand unwritten social rules and boundaries that he struggles with because of autism. Travis is afraid of liking new people or wanting to make new friends because he fears that he might end up harassing them just by liking them. This is a great book about autism.
Why Does the Autism Society of America Want to Kill Me?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Travis feels the Autism Society of America is trying to kill him because they will not advocate for the type of services that he needs. Travis shares how the Autism Society pays more attention to people who are low functioning on the autism spectrum and will not pay any attention to what the needs are of people who are on the high functioning end. Travis shares how he was bullied by Dana Renay.
Vaccines Made Me Autistic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016 by Amber Ink Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Tom shares how he and his mother believe the MMR vaccine caused him to develop autism. Tom's mother reports that he was a typical baby until the day he got the vaccine and his life was changed forever. The vaccine stopped all of Tom's development and made him regress to lower functioning behaviors that he was already overcoming before he received the vaccine. Tom changed after getting the vaccine.
How Miss Pivot Cured My Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016 by Amber Ink Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Tom tells the story of how working with Miss Pivot cured his autism and made it so he could function more like a neurotypical person without autism. Miss Pivot worked with Tom on social thinking issues that he struggled with and helped him to better understand the context of what other people were trying to communicate. They taught Tom how to read body language and facial expressions from others.
Social Thinking Guide
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016 by Amber Ink Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Tom discusses the importance of understanding social thinking so you can understand the social context of what people are trying to communicate to you. Dr. Peter Gerhardt says context is King when it comes to helping people with autism. You must learn to figure out what other people are trying to communicate to you in non-verbal ways so that you can understand what they are trying to communicate.
Down But Not Out A Story of Bullying
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Travis was knocked down by the Autism Society of Indiana but in this remarkable story he shows how he got back up to get back in the fight to receive social skills coaching. Travis continues to advocate for social skills coaching without the Autism Society of Indiana's help. The Autism Society of Indiana and Medicaid do not seem to think social skills are medically necessary for those with autism.

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