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The Last Kid PIcked
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Growing up Travis was always the last kid picked. He felt embarrassed that no one wanted him on their team. He tried very hard to impress his peers but it seemed like more he tried the worse his situation became. Travis did not want to go to school because the situation had gotten so bad. Desperate for answers Travis' mom reaches out to professionals to find answers as to why her son is unique.
Autistic Distractions and Difficulties
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Growing up Travis was easily distracted by the smallest things. No one could figure out why he could not focus on the task at hand. He had a very difficult time multitasking and could not connect with other kids. After years of questions the answer as to why his life was so difficult was because he was autistic. Every little distraction took him off task which caused problems with school work.
Coloring Outside the Lines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Growing up Travis and his family wondered why coloring inside the lines was so difficult for him. His motor skills were behind that of his peers and so it was decided that he be held back a year to start Kindergarten when he was six years old. As he began to get older everyone noticed that Travis colored outside the lines in all areas of life. It took years for him to get diagnosed with autism.
Poisoned with Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Travis fears being poisoned again by the government and other agencies that are trying to prevent him of spreading the message that there is a cure for autism. Travis goes into hiding to avoid being poisoned and avoids taking showers, eating food, washing his hands, and many other daily activities. He fears that the government is watching his every move as he prepares to tell all about the cure.
Madness: A Form Of Love, Vol. I
Price: $4.44 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / schizophrenia
Given that more and more people, particularly children and young adults, are being foisted into a failing, pill-pushing 'Mental Hellth' system, it behooves us to take a long hard look at the type of 'care' they are receiving. This is a collection of poems written by a psychiatric survivor, witnessing the abusive, highly coercive and drug-orientated psychiatric state first hand.
Reverse Gear
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: British English. Published: July 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
What thoughts crowd a jealous woman’s mind? And where do they lead?
Oli's Schizophrenia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This is an introduction to schizophrenia, describing the specifics of the disease and giving an account of the impact on one individual and his family. Chapters alternate between detailing the disease and recounting the story of the onset and progress in Oli over the first seven years, and what the future may be. The criteria for diagnosis are given and treatment options are discussed.
Surviving Psychosis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,770. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
After nearly losing his life to mental illness Travis is now triumphing with autism. He explains how schizophrenia and psychosis impacted his life and nearly caused him to kill himself. It took years to find the right medication to get Travis on the right track but now he is sharing his story of how he overcame so much adversity in order to be the successful person he is today with a good job.
Schizophrenia Voices of Self Destruction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Controlled by voices, visions, and hallucinations; Travis tries to take on the world without self-destructing. Is he strong enough to fight mental illness without destroying the amazing life he had previously built for himself or will the psychosis take over him and destroy his life and everything about it? This book is a glimpse at life with psychosis where you lose control of reality and life.
A Day Out With Friends and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This eBook is a collection of three short stories by Erika Kocher. The collection focuses on fantasy themes in varying levels and all with strong female characters, whether they are the main character or not.