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Do Not Cure My Autism Accept It
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Essay » Author profile
In this book Travis describes a long journey of learning to love and accept himself and his autism. Now Travis wants others to love and accept him and others that have autism. Autism is not entirely who Travis is but it is a part of who he is. It is very important for Travis to love and accept his autism just as he loves and accepts himself. Autism is a huge part of Travis' life and he loves it.
Seth the Explorer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Seth sets out on a mission to find out what is wrong with him. Seth started having trouble in middle school and began to lose interest in school and many of the things that he used to enjoy as a kid. Things got really hard for Seth socially as he felt like none of the other kids liked him or accepted him. Seth's journey takes him to college at Indiana University where he had a nightmare of a time.
Schizophrenia Stole My Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Travis explains how Schizophrenia stole his life and ripped out his heart in this enlightening book about life with Schizophrenia. Everything Travis knew about himself as a teenager was quickly stolen from him in one psychotic episode. The voices and hallucinations, as well as the delusions have all teamed up to ruin Travis' life and steal who he was. Travis embraces the challenge life gives him.
Why Does the Television Talk to Me?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Travis explains how he gets special messages from television stations around the country. The messages tell him that people are conspiring against him trying to hurt him. Travis shares how his life changed forever when he started having psychosis. It was like everything he knew about his life was stripped from him and taken away from him by psychotic episodes. Travis' life was ruined in a year.
My First Kiss with Autism and Schizophrenia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Travis talks about what getting his first kiss at the age of 21 was like for him. People with autism are usually late bloomers but they do still have that desire to express their sexuality in a healthy way. Travis shares with the reader how he learned to improve his quality of life by learning how to talk to the women that he is attracted to. Travis describes his first kiss in this excellent book.
Why I Tried to Kill Myself Autism and Schizophrenia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
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Travis describes why he tried to kill himself in early April because of his Schizophrenia. Travis used to think that autism was the reason that he wanted to kill himself but after being diagnosed with Schizophrenia he now knows that it is the schizophrenia that is making hi want to hurt himself. Travis shares how he wanted to hurt himself in the past because he could not pay his autism bill.
I See and Hear Things Others Do Not
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Travis shares how he has visual and audio hallucinations causing him to see and hear things that are not real and that other people do not see or hear. Travis shares the daily struggle of living with Schizophrenia and hearing all of these voices and seeing all of these people talking to him. Sometimes Travis sees real people that he knows in his hallucinations and this causes him great confusion.
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.
Autism Foreplay Is Better Than Sex
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » History of sex
Travis explains why he enjoys foreplay better than sex. Sex is overwhelming to him and he is more interested in turning the woman on and pleasing her than he is satisfying himself. Travis makes it a mission of his to give women multiple orgasms so that they are satisfied and turned on. Seeing the woman turned on is what really turns Travis on. Travis does foreplay for hours without getting bored.
Autism's Relationship to Suicide
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Travis talks about how autism can be linked with suicide. Studies suggest people with autism live 12 to 18 years less than their neurotypical peers. The leading reason they die earlier is because they are taking their own lives before the age of 40. Travis stresses that society must do much more to address the social needs of people with autism so they are able to live happily and successfully.
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.
Why Can't You See the Bears?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
In this book Travis is afraid to go to sleep because he can hear the bears outside his window. For a long time Travis has heard and seen bears that other people cannot hear and see. Travis always wonders why other people cannot see and hear the bears he does. Travis is afraid to fall asleep because if he does the bears might come in his window and try to eat him alive. There are 23 bears.
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.
Voices That Control Me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Travis shares how the voices have overtaken his life and taken control of him. He shares what he does to help cope with his voices and hallucinations and how he tries to keep himself busy to control the voices and hallucinations. Travis shares his story that is a daily fight with Schizophrenia and the voices and hallucinations or delusions that he has. Travis takes on Schizophrenia in this book.
How Autism Killed My Brother
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016 by Amber Ink Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Tom shares how insurance companies let autism kill his brother by not providing him with social skills coaching. Tom's brother desperately wanted help with his social skills and his family felt helpless to help him because insurance companies would not allow him to get social skills coaching. Tom shares how non-profits and insurance companies have little understanding of high functioning autism.
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.
Burn Yourself Alive Because Voices Say So
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Travis talks about how his hallucinations and voices try to get him to burn himself and light himself on fire all the time. He explains what it is like to live with psychosis and have trouble focusing on things and functioning in life. As you can imagine hearing voices and having hallucinations can be very distracting in life. Travis also shares about the negative symptoms and he is depressed.

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