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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.
How to Drive a Car with Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Travis talks about what it is like driving a car while having autism. There are so many things to take in socially and sensory wise that Travis wanted to provide hope and courage for parents of autistic children by explaining how he learned how to drive a car. Travis relates driving to social skills and interacting with other people. Both have rules that you follow in order to be successful at it.
The Last Kid Picked
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Travis talks about always being the last kid picked for anything in Elementary School. He loved to play basketball with the other kids but they would always pick other kids before picking him. Travis felt left out and sad that no one wanted him on their team. Travis developed a lot of self-esteem issues after always being the last kid picked because he had autism. He overcame autism to be happy.
Distractions and Difficulties
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Travis shares about his first through third grade experiences in Elementary school. He started to have a hard time fitting in and relating to the other students. He also had problems with having accidents in his pants. One day this happened at school and his cousin would end up embarrassing him by telling the entire class that he went number 2 in his pants. Travis shares about autism in this book.
Coloring Outside the Lines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Travis talks about his experiences in preschool and kindergarten. Life was hard for Travis who started kindergarten a year later than the rest of the kids his age. Fine motor skills did not come easy for Travis as he had many developmental delays. Travis was mainstreamed as a kindergartner and all the way through high school. Travis talks about making friends and socializing with other students.
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.
How Temple Grandin Ruined Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016 by Amber Ink Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Tom talks about how Temple Grandin ruined Autism for him and his peers. Tom is tired of being compared to Temple Grandin. Each person with autism is unique and if you have only met one person with autism then you have only met one person with autism. Tom's insurance company is constantly comparing him to the success of Temple Grandin. Everything Tom asks for is compared to Temple Grandin's life.
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.
Social Skills That Work
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
In this book Travis talks about social skills coaching that works for people with autism. Role playing is fine but you really need to be able to get out and learn social skills in a natural environment. It is very important that we learn social skills from people who naturally understand how neurotypical social skills work instead of learning from people with professional degrees that are trained.

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