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Purpose High by Mirian Sansalone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,160. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Autism hurts. It hurts every day, every night. Weekends and holidays, it hurts. The pain is real and raw. When I received the first of two diagnoses of autism over two decades ago, it was as if God was in the room with me. I imagined Him there as the doctor's words hung in the silent space of dismay...
"You Don't Want to Go For a Ride": Our Family's Journey with Autism by John M. Harpster
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2017 by Shell Creek Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Children with special needs
In the early '90s, John and Tamara Harpster became the parents of an active baby boy. When he attended preschool, his parents discovered his remoteness, tantrums and speech delays were due to autism. After his journey to adulthood his parents realized sharing their experiences in "You Don't Want to Go for a Ride" might help new parents.
Surviving Psychosis by Travis Breeding
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,770. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2017 by Breeding Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
After nearly losing his life to mental illness Travis is now triumphing with autism. He explains how schizophrenia and psychosis impacted his life and nearly caused him to kill himself. It took years to find the right medication to get Travis on the right track but now he is sharing his story of how he overcame so much adversity in order to be the successful person he is today with a good job.
Two Brothers, One Journey by Angela Conrad
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 59,190. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Angela Conrad’s two young sons have both been diagnosed with autism, making normal family life quite a challenge. This is her story of how she successfully battled the effects of a life-changing condition and learned how to handle an insensitive world. A moving, inspiring read for all those whose lives are touched by autism.
Lauren's Creed, Wings to Fly by Dianne Winbanks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,440. Language: Australian English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / learning disabilities, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Lauren Winbanks is an inspirational young person living with Autism and Intellectual Disability. This is the story of a family forced to ride the rollercoaster that is disability. Somehow, Lauren’s mother Dianne (with the support husband Jeff) had to find the resolve to remain true to one’s convictions in the face of the overwhelmingly loud, negative voices ‘lowering the bar’ on young Lauren.
A Different Joy: The Parents' Guide To Living Better With Autism, Dyslexia, ADHD and more... by Sarah-Jane Critchley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,260. Language: British English. Published: June 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Psychology » ADHD
A Different Joy tells you what you need to know to help you relax and enjoy your child. Read it before, after, with or without a diagnosis. Packed with reassurance and practical signposting to organisations, sites, research and further information, this is not just a guide to raising a child with special needs, but also how to do so with grace, humour and joy.
Residual Trace: The Taleworthy Catastrophes of a Thrillseeking Child by Tracy Mansfield
Price: Free! Words: 107,150. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
This collection of loosely autobiographical short stories, essays, and recipes reflects on human diversity and the effects of a thrillseeking childhood on an adult's personality.
Andrewtism - A Personal Transformation While Parenting an Autistic Child by Ken Smyth
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 50,450. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
The single most important asset for an autistic child is having a healthy, confident parent. When Ken realized that he was ill-equipped to parent his autistic son, he embarked on a journey of personal transformation. That 16 year journey was filled with lessons of humility, acceptance, and growth. Andrewtism chronicles those lessons and the moments of humor, strife, and poignancy.
Autism and Assholes by Marie Duke
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 100,410. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Children with special needs
A book of unfiltered truths about raising an autistic child in a world full of assholes. Autism and Assholes will make you laugh and cry as you follow a mother's true stories of being fed up with the world that surrounds her blind autistic child.
The Psychiatric Salad Bar -Adventures in Autism and Alternative Realities by Samuel Adams
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders(4.33 from 3 reviews)
One night, Sam hits the Facebook friend button and begins an email odyssey with a long lost daughter. Through these exchanges, we learn about her life, Sam’s and his ongoing struggles with his high functioning autistic son, Jack. These challenges seem to have intensified over the years and he yearns for a break from bizarro world. Could this “friending” portend an alternative reality?
The Other Side of Autism by Laura Hirsch
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,940. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
The Other Side of Autism is an incredible true story written by a mother of a child with regressive autism and her experience working with a psychic medium and a spirit artist to help solve the autism puzzle. This groundbreaking book shifts the current autism paradigm, answering questions that baffle both parents and the scientific and medical communities. It’s time to know the whole truth.