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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.
My Best Friend The Trombone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Travis shares how he made friends with his musical instrument the trombone to help him get through his life with autism. It was hard for him to learn the hidden curriculum to socializing and making friends. Travis develops an autism special interest in playing the trombone and he uses that to his advantage to get through middle and high school. Will Travis turn his special talent into a career?
A Happy Aspie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Travis shares his story of ups and downs with Autism. His journey to happiness has been hampered by mental illness. All along he thought autism was what made him unhappy but when he learned of his schizophrenia he quickly realized how autism was a blessing and he could live a happy and fulfilling life. Autism cannot slow him down and now he hopes to help others get happy with their autism too.
Social Stranger: One Man's Struggle with Asperger Syndrome
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,100. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Something makes Travis Breeding different than everyone else. But it isn't what most people he's met think it is. Travis Breeding has never been like others. Growing up, he noticed some of the differences he had. He had a bed-wetting issue; he had difficulty with fine motor skills; he became obsessed with his special interest, trombone; and most troubling for him, he had trouble making friends.
Finding Autism in Mental Illness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
After being diagnosed with Autism Travis loses his autism to a devastating mental illness schizophrenia. After spending years trying to find the right medications and treatments for schizophrenia he finally gets his mental illness under control. It is only then that he can truly look into himself and see the autism as part of who he is and a blessing that will have an everlasting impact on him.
Why I Drink Gasoline
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Travis explains why he drinks gasoline to keep dragons and voices from killing him. He lives with schizophrenia and the dragons try to get him to poor gasoline on himself and light himself on fire. When Travis battles back with the voices he ends up having to drink gasoline as a punishment for being autistic and being a virgin.Psychosis has taken over Travis' life. Dragons control his life now.
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.