Books tagged: growing up with autism

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The Reality of Living within Two Worlds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,150. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile
What's it like to live and experience Autism? Travis shares his mind and journey with the reader. Come along on his journey and learn about Travis' make believe world that he uses to cope with Autism and the challenges of life. Travis wrote this book with the goal of allowing the reader inside of his mind to see how he thinks, feels, and experiences the world around him. Great educational book.
Congratulations Your Child Has Autism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Developmental / general
Congratulations, your child has Autism. If you are like me you are probably a little scared yet somewhat relieved to know that your child is on the spectrum. Finally you have an answer. Congratulations. This is a book full of terms and information about autism. I put together this book to introduce you to autism and give you a preview of what my books are all about.
Autism: Friendship with Heather
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational psychology, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / autism spectrum disorders
My mind has always been narrowly focused on one thing. As I grew older and became an adult interested in friendships with other people my mind was only able to focus on one person. No matter how hard I try to focus on more than one thing or person it is very challenging. My friend is a special interest to me. The outside world sees this as an obsession.
Making My First Friend
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,010. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education, Essay » Author profile
This is a social story about how I made my first friend. I will give examples from my childhood as I made friends with Eric. I met Eric in Kindergarten. I didn't know anyone and had no idea how to make friends. This book gives you ideas for helping your child learn how to make friends. This is great for working with children one on one or in groups. The best way to make a friend is to be you.
The Fascinating Autism Mind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / autism spectrum disorders
Mind mind is unique not different. I have Autism. My brain thinks in a different way than most. That makes me unique and interesting. Too often people with autism are ostracized for being what people refer to as different. There are many things that I can do because of having Autism that I couldn't do without it. I have the ability to sit and focus on one thing for hours upon hours.
Autism, Now What? The Autism Adventure Series
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Autism, Now What is book one in the Autism Adventure Series. In book one Tom's parents are invited to a meeting with his teacher Mrs. Plumb. Mrs. Plumb addresses some concerns she has about Tom socially at school. Mrs. Plumb and Tom's parents agree to get him evaluated for Autism by a professional. Tom's parents along with Tom are about to begin the Autism journey that so many of us are on.
The Aspie Mind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
I am sure we have all looked at someone and wondered just what they are doing. They seem so out of it and lost. If you have a child with autism, you probably encounter this quite often. I hear so many parents say “if I could just experience their world for one day.” While it isn’t possible yet to get inside of someone else’s brain this book gives you incredible insight into the mind of an aspie.
Boosting Your Self-Esteem Through Imagination
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
The mind can be a powerful tool. This can be both good and bad. We are all familiar with the saying “we can be our own worst enemy” and that is true, but the flip side of that is that we can also be our own best supporter and advocate. I’ve been learning about this in my day to day life. The way that mind processes thoughts is an important part of the development of our self-esteem.
A Make Believe World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
As I continued to get older and go through school the social stuff would become more difficult. It seemed like kids were becoming more and more advanced, learning more skills, and leaving me behind. If it had not been for a coping mechanism that I picked up from my special interest that developed from my ability to escape into imagination and create a make believe world.
My Dream Job With Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / general
Often times, people with autism struggle to find employment. The person with autism might not be the best at a particular job such as being a bank teller, being a waiter at a restaurant, or even working the basic factory job. Someone with autism will likely be more employable in a career that they are interested in and very passionate about. It is likely we will succeed in special interest areas.