Travis shares his passion for wanting to be who he is without pressure of masking his autism from others including his therapists. He shares the emotional trauma years of masking his autism caused him. He tells how ABA therapy was emotionally traumatizing as an adult and shares how his treatment team wants him to be someone he's not in order to fit the mold of treatment for being autistic.
Travis shares how he took what he used to perceive as disadvantages and challenges associated with autism and turned them into strengths and super-powers that helped him change his life. Today those super-powers help him create the amazing life he loves living. Learn how Travis changed his beliefs from negative ones to positive ones that allowed him to see autism as an amazing super-power in life.
Travis shares how he learned mindfulness which allows him to be mindful and present in the moment. Learn how he chose to let go of the past and leave his worries about the future behind him in his journey through mindfulness which led him to internal peace. Mindfulness has freed Travis from years of emotional pain and lots of anxiety about his future making his life more enjoyable to experience.
You are the sole creator and destroyer of your life. Your beliefs create your reality which is your life. Changing your beliefs takes work and practice but is so powerful in creating the kind of life you want to live. Travis shares how he changed his negative beliefs into positive beliefs which changed his entire outlook on life. He teaches you to do the same in this informative book on autism.
This book offers an advanced look into methods of ABA therapy for people with autism. The author examines the similarities and differences between internal and external contingencies. This book explains what contingencies are and how people analyze them each and every day. People with autism will need more help analyzing their contingencies and recognizing which ones to handle first in life.
Travis falls in love for the first time only to find out the woman of his dreams is on a rebound relationship. Everything is going fine at the beginning and then about two months into the relationship Travis learns that his crush no longer wants to be in a relationship with him. Devastated Travis attempts suicide and begins a long road to recovery that leads to a diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome.
Travis tries hard to fall in love with the right woman. Having autism it is harder for him to connect with others, Out of desperation Travis tries buying love from his peers by taking them shopping and buying them nice things in order for them to like him. Travis grew up forming this bad habit because that is the only way he could get attention from girls due to his social issues from the autism.
Travis' dream to be a professional trombone player comes crashing down as he finds out he has paranoid schizophrenia and autism. Life has become very difficult for Travis since his diagnosis. Travis trombone started talking to him when he was playing it so he got rid of it. Now years later Travis wants to get back into music and playing trombone now that he is on better medication for his illness.
When diagnosed with autism Travis' life has a new beginning. Now he sees life through a different lens that makes his life unique and special. He starts to appreciate the little things in life and learns not to take things for granted. Being diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome changes Travis' life and makes him work even harder to be successful in life. The book will teach you about life with autism.