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Just Passing Through Life with Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Have you ever wondered what a life with autism is truly like? Travis tells all about his life living with autism in this enlightening book. Learn how Travis overcame bullying in school through his special interest of playing the trombone. Learn how Travis was unique but not different in the sense of socializing. Learn how Travis learned to socialize by first failing at socializing with his peers.
Autism and Puberty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual behavior
Travis talks about the importance of addressing puberty with your children on the autism spectrum. He shares some of his experiences with dealing with puberty later than his peers. He shares mistakes he made when trying to understand puberty and how that led to him being bullied or made fun of. He gives the reader tips and ideas about how to talk to your children about puberty in this great book.
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.
Autism's Electric Cure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
At his doctors recommendation Travis turns to electric convulsion therapy to help cure his mental illness and autism. Travis has exhausted all available treatment options for autism and hopes that ECT will be the treatment that cures his autism. ECT can jump start areas of the brain that are not working properly and kick them into gear so that they can keep up with the rest of the entire brain.
The Lies of Autism Functioning Labels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Functioning Labels are limitations put on people by outside parties when it comes to autism. Functioning labels tell us nothing about a person. Functioning levels tell us more about the person. Travis feels that it is more important to describe how someone with autism functions in terms of levels rather than labels. Sadly insurance companies put limitations on how high autistic people function.
Autism and Emotional Puberty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
As if autism was not enough of a roller coaster along comes puberty. Now everything is chaos and we are left trying to figure out our life. Along with the physical changes that occur to our bodies that we will need help processing we also have emotional changes in how we understand our own feelings, thoughts, and emotions. Then we have to understand the changing emotions of others from puberty.
The ABC's of Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,470. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
The ABC's of Autism is an intense look inside the life of Autism. How does Autism develop? How does autism function in individuals? What does Autism look like in individuals? In life we are all faced with a three term contingency in everything we do. Antecedents, behaviors, and consequences are a huge part of our lives and help us process events that occur throughout our daily lives as we live.