Books tagged: asperger syndrome

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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.
Why I Want to Learn Social Skills
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016 by Amber Ink Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
In this book Andrew explains why he would like to learn social skills to help better his life. It is not about changing who he is or curing autism, it is just about learning the skills to be more successful in social relationships. Andrew would like to learn how to date one day. This does not mean he is trying to change who he is. His goal is just to show others who he is by using social skills.
Meeting Dr. Temple Grandin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016 by Amber Ink Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Essay » Author profile
Andrew talks about how he met Dr. Temple Grandin at a conference in Dallas, Texas. Temple Grandin is an autism hero. She has helped shaped the face of what we know as autism today so as you would expect Andrew was beyond excited that he was going to get the chance to actually meet her and talk to her. Andrew didn't feel like he had much in common with Temple but he was inspired by her work ethic.
My Life with Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016 by Amber Ink Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Essay » Author profile
Andrew talks about growing up without knowing he had autism then finding out he was on the autism spectrum at the age of 25. Getting the diagnosis helped him look back on his life and make peace with some of the things that had happened to him in the past. He grew up thinking he was weird kid. He felt like it was his fault. Andrew talks about how he works hard to overcome autism and be happy.
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.