Books tagged: growing up with autism

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Life with Autism Middle School and Bullies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015 by Amber Ink Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tanner writes about his experiences with middle school bullies. Tanner never quite fit in with the other kids but when it was time to transition to middle school the gap between him and his peers grew. The other kids knew Tanner was different and Tanner himself was beginning to pick up on it. He had no idea why he was not like the other kids and endured physical and emotional abuse in junior high.
Arguing with Voices that Want You to Kill Yourself Life with Schizophrenia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
What is it like hearing voices other people do not hear? How do you live when the voices are out to get you wherever you go? Travis explains what his life is like hearing voices that are evil nearly every day of his life. Travis must argue with voices that tell him to cut and burn himself. He must convince himself that the voices are evil people that are out to get him and ignore them.
Why I Restrain Autistic Students Autism and Restraints
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Amber Ink Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
I do not like restraining autistic students in my classroom but it is my only option to help ensure my and the entire class's safety when an autistic child has a meltdown. I do not receive adequate training to help me deal with autism as a teacher and it frustrates me that school administrators do not appear to be interested in providing training to help me learn how to care for autistic children.
Are People with Autism Entitled to Social Skills Coaching?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Accused of being "entitled" by autism non-profit organizations and insurance companies Travis shares his story of how he fights to get help learning social skills for his social disorder autism. Leaders of autism non-profits and insurance companies say that Travis is "entitled" because he would like to have social skills coaching as one of his treatments for autism. Travis fights for help.
I Am Not Temple Grandin and Your Child Is Not Either A Message to the Autism Society
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015 by Amber Ink Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression
Tired of being compared to Temple Grandin Tom shares his story of how he would like to receive treatments that can cure him from Autism or at the very least help him overcome autism. Read this book to learn how the Autism Society of America ignores the needs of autistic adults because they are stuck on this notion that all people with autism are just like Temple Grandin.
How to Survive Psychotic Episodes and Autism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
It is difficult to decipher which is better:Being psychotic or not being psychotic and coping with the reality of living with these psychotic episodes, mental illness, and autism. Read this book to learn more about delusions, hallucinations, and autism. Travis explains how to survive psychotic episodes and cope with being autistic in this excellent read that is sure to teach about mental illness.
The Television Crush
You set the price! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Essay » Author profile
Travis shares how he lives in a make-believe world with autism and schizophrenia. Travis talks about how some of his best friends were on the television set as a child. He had trouble socializing and making friends in school so he turned to local news personalities and starts of television shows like Saved by the Bell to form social relationships. This book tells Travis' story about his world.
Your Autistic Child's Life Is Not Medically Necessary According to Insurance Companies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Essay » Author profile
As an adult with Autism I am confused with the treatment system in America that we use for Autism. I have been diagnosed for nearly 7 years as Autistic but yet I have never received any appropriate social skills coaching or instruction. Truthfully I feel that the state of Indiana ignores Autism entirely because they do not think it is a real thing. Your child and I are not science projects.
How to Teach Your Child What Real Friendship Is
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Essay » Sociology
Friends are hard to come by. True friendship is a combination of many things. Some friends will come and go while others will stay with us for a lifetime. Friendships and relationships are difficult to maintain for anyone, especially for a child with Autism. This book will help your child learn how to make real friendships and avoid friendships where they get taken advantage of or bullied.
How Insurance Companies Turned Your Child's Autsm into a Mental Health Crisis with Advanced Autism Guide
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 106,080. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Autism is not a mental illness. In this book learn from an adult with autism how Autism was turned into a mental illness by insurance companies. Autism is a social disorder. Learn how your child receives no social treatments and only receives treatment for mental health. Learn how to advocate for your child and seek effective social skills treatments that help with living with Autism.