Books tagged: autism spectrum disorder

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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.
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.
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.
Fighting to Save My Special Interest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Travis shares how he fought to keep his special interest of autism against all of the bullies in middle school in high school. Travis got picked on and bullied because he played the trombone and was a band geek, at the same time Travis did not want to just give up the trombone because it was his special interest. It was a special interest that was like a best friend to Travis and it helped him.
Autism Versus Schizophrenia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Travis compares and contrasts autism with schizophrenia. He is diagnosed with both and says there are many similarities between autism and schizophrenia with a few differences. Both have imaginary make believe world's that are not related to real life or people in the real world. The difference is autism's make believe world is a coping mechanism as to schizophrenia is from voices and delusions.
I am Autistic and I am Proud of It
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Essay » Author profile
Travis shares how he came to terms with having autism and embraces it. Travis was experiencing a lot of traumatic things due to having schizophrenia that he thought was autism. He hated autism because of the psychosis and he did not know that the psychosis was caused by his schizophrenia instead of the autism. Travis shares how he is really good at some things he does because of having autism.
Autistic Sex
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Travis talks about what sex is like for him as an adult with autism. Autistic sex is unique and can be more satisfying than sex typically is. Having autism means Travis is more interested in foreplay than intercourse. He likes to touch and give massages but he does not like to be touched or receive massages due to sensory issues he has. Travis tells all in this book about sexuality and autism.
How Temple Grandin Ruined Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016 by Amber Ink Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Tom talks about how Temple Grandin ruined Autism for him and his peers. Tom is tired of being compared to Temple Grandin. Each person with autism is unique and if you have only met one person with autism then you have only met one person with autism. Tom's insurance company is constantly comparing him to the success of Temple Grandin. Everything Tom asks for is compared to Temple Grandin's life.
Autism Killed My Brother
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016 by Amber Ink Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Tom shares how untreated autism killed his brother. Autism affects all of us in different ways and no two people are the same. Tom's brother Seth struggled with autism because he wanted to be neurotypical. Tom never desired to be neurotypcial and embraced his autism. He tried to get Seth to embrace his autism and do the same thing but Seth was too far gone and sick. Seth needed a lot of help.