Books tagged: social skills

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Making Sense of Intimate Relationships with Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017 by Travis Breeding. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual behavior
Tom talks about how he is learning to understand dating and intimate relationships all while having autism. He says dating and intimacy is the most advanced level of relationship he has ever tried to understand. There are so many more unwritten social rules involved with dating and intimacy than there are in friendship. He talks about how it is hard to not say what he is truly meaning to a woman.
I Am Not Rich Enough to Have Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2017 by Travis Breeding. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Tom shares how girls always tell him he has to pay them money in order to like them because he is autistic. He learns growing up that he is not rich enough to live with autism. He spends much of his adult life trying to get rich enough to pay what women call his "autism bill" so that he can get a girlfriend. As he gets older he begins to realize that he wants a woman to like him for who he is.
How Temple Grandin Cured Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017 by Travis Breeding. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Temple Grandin cured autism by accepting it as a part of who she is. This made her life easier and helped her live one of the most fulfilling lives a person with autism could live. She is an inspiration and hero to many who have autism and her self-acceptance is admirable. Tom wishes he could accept and cure his autism like Temple so that he could live a happy and fulfilling life like Temple.
Autism is Not My Personality
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2017 by Travis Breeding. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Tom explains that autism is not a part of his personality and is a disability that has hurt him. He does not feel that it is healthy for people to convince people with autism that their disorder is a part of who they are because why would something hurt them if it was a part of who they are? Tom sheds light into the mystery within the autism community as to why some love autism and some hate it.
The Bear Barr Wants To Play The Guitar
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Parents
The Bear Barr wants to play the guitar but finds out that it is more difficult than he expected. Will he be able to overcome his difficulties and how? The story shows the importance of supportive parenting and social surrounding to help a child pursue their personal goals in an enjoyable way.
I am Never Alone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Travis shares the ups and downs of a life that most are unfamiliar with. He is never alone. Hounded with voices, delusions, hallucinations, and more Travis takes on the world each day as if there were enemies following him everywhere he goes. He must learn to work with his real friends who care about him in order to stay alive and fight off the make-believe world which seems so real in his mind.
Vince's Workshop
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,000. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Special Needs
Henry's uncle Vince disappears leaving only his wheel chair behind. There is absolutely no where Vince could have gone. He hasn't been able to move his legs since he was a kid and that was a bazillion years ago. Henry explores Vince's workshop searching for answers and most importantly, Vince. You'll never guess where he finds him or what else he finds at the same time.
Breastfeeding Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017 by Travis Breeding. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Tom shares how nursing and breastfeeding with other adult women helps him cope with having autism. Tom needs a nurturing relationship with women that helps meet his emotional and sensory needs. Being nurtured in a motherly role that allows him to emotionally connect with women in the way he understands helps him cope with being different and living with autism. Breasts help Tom's sensory needs.
Autistic Rookie of the Year
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2017 by Travis Breeding. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Tom is thrown into the position of being starting quarterback during his rookie season when his team's veteran quarterback is injured in the preseason. Tom has autism and has his childhood dream come true of becoming a starting quarterback for an NFL team as a rookie. Tom has an unbelievable rookie season and uses autism to his advantage to outsmart the other teams on his way to the super bowl.
How ABA Therapy Helps Me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017 by Travis Breeding. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Tom describes how he uses ABA therapy to help him learn social skills, life skills, and appropriate social behaviors in life. Tom works with his behavior analyst to improve on his skillset so he is better able to communicate with others who he is and what he desires in life. Tom is learning new skills that will help him be more appropriate in conversations so he will not scare other people away.