Books tagged: autism

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Eight Fingers and Eight Toes: Accepting Life's Challenges
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,410. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A candid portrait of the human spirit, this heartfelt memoir shows how a single mother met the challenges of having two children with Miller syndrome, which affects only thirty people worldwide and autism. Proving that life is what we make it, this tender and empowering story will resonate with anyone who wants to expand his or her understanding of the human experience.
ASD and Me: Learning About High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Special Needs
Written for kids diagnosed with Aspergers, PPD-NOS, or autism, parents will appreciate the way this heartwarming children's picture book will help them explain high functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to their child on the spectrum.
Plugging Into The Social Network - A Guide To Navigating Facebook & Making Social Connections For the Shy & Lonely
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,670. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem, Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
At any given time roughly 20% of individuals—that would be 60 million people in the US alone—feel sufficiently isolated for it to be a major source of unhappiness in their lives. In the eBook, Plugging Into The Social Network, author Paul Horton, presents the case for Facebook acting a stepping stone towards making social connections for those who have difficulties interacting socially.
Under the Same Stars
Price: Free! Words: 57,490. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Willow and Ben's world seems to crumble when their son Tommy is diagnosed with autism. When they accept that the dreams they had for their son aren't going to be realized, rather than give up hope for his future, they essentially change their dreams. Under the Same Stars is a story of one family's courage in the face of an all too common diagnosis. It is a story about perseverance, love, and hope.
Stories From the Forest -- stories by a counselor at a camp for children with special needs
Price: Free! Words: 21,190. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Because of the people, campers and counselors, on the pages of this story I am a better person. I have been taught the real meaning of courage, perseverance and unconditional love. I have been shown a standard I can only hope to one day live up to and I am deeply indebted to each of them for that.
The Empathic Brain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,510. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
The discovery of mirror neurons caused unparalleled excitement amongst scientists. The Empathic Brain makes you share this excitement. Its vivid descriptions of experiments make it a captivating read. Through intellectually rigorous but powerfully accessible prose, Prof. Keysers makes us realize just how deeply this discovery changes our understanding of human nature.
Twin Brothers Worlds Apart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,550. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
In Words - Kevin Healey's Autobiography When I was a child I knew my brother and I were different. He was more affected with autism than I. Sometimes in my life I wished we could have changed places or swap bodies. I didn’t want him to be trapped in his own world as much as I wanted to disappear in my own world so many times.
Slip
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,840. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Andrew, by all outward appearances, lives a normal life. He has a beautiful wife, Erica, and two great kids, Nathan and Eileen. But behind closed doors, normal is slipping away from a depressed and anxious Andrew. Nathan’s recent diagnosis of autism leaves Andrew grasping at therapies and Erica, who moves into an apartment, in denial. How will things ever be normal again?
SOS: Sons of Sam
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
Lily is the an Army wife and the mother of two sons with developmental delays. When her husband's behavior changes and he decides to pursue a lifestyle different from the one they based their marriage on, she has to decide rather she is going to stay or leave.
To Kill a Stone Heart
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 87,660. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Fenton Stone is the modern day Sherlock Holmes for a new generation. See how Fenton has to undertake the adventure of a life time to solve his father’s murder. He uses his special skills to become a super-detective. The story will have you swept along with tears and laughter, excitement and conflicts, as their journey takes them through high speed chases, split second reactions and across Europe