Travis is an author from Huntington Indiana how enjoys entertaining and educating through words. He enjoys telling a story and taking it from his mind to paper. He has authored several books on autism, mental illness, schizophrenia, and disability issues. He continues to write about those issues but also explores some fiction writing as well. Travis has a loving family and enjoys spending time with friends and family. He loves to play bingo and meet new people. One day Travis hopes to start a family of his own and give them so much love. Travis would like to thank his readers for supporting him on his journey of becoming an author. He could not have done it without you.
If you would like to get in touch with Travis please email him at tbreedauthoratgmaildotcom,
When we think of quality of life for autistic people should we really be thinking about anything different than what we would think quality of life is for people without disabilities? We have a lot of help for people with physical disabilities but we have lagged a little bit behind when it comes to helping those with autism achieve a high quality of life. Read the discussion about quality of life.
Fixated on Sexuality Travis fights the obsessions each day as he tries to understand the sexual world around him. Diagnosed with autism Travis has a hard time understanding the key ingredient of emotional connection that is needed to be intimate with another human. Travis works hard to learn the necessary social skills but he also seeks help in other areas that are less conventional but helpful.
In a response to the book Neurotribes and the idea of neurodiversity Travis talks about the dangers of the neurodiversity movement and advocates for more advocacy movements for people with autism who would like a cure for autism. Autism looks different for everyone so each person wants something different and there is a great need to meet the needs of all autistic people to ensure their happiness.
Off of his medications Travis shares how his life is much better. He feels amazing and is starting to regain some of the cognitive thinking skills he had as a child. When Travis started medication for psychosis and depression he noticed a rapid decline in cognitive functioning which made him more depressed and more isolated. Now Travis tells his story to prevent the same from happening to others.
Travis talks about avoiding autism services specifically designed for autistic people and how important it is to find services that specialize in social skills. He explains it is more important to have experts in social skills working with autistic people than experts in autism. Travis fears current autism services keep him autistic when real social skills services could help cure him from autism.
Travis shares why he has to be punished through masturbating with razor blades as a punishment for not experiencing puberty and sexuality like his neurotypical peers. Travis explains how he does not understand how to be more than one person at a time. He cannot fathom how he could be someone's friend and then their boyfriend. Travis explains emotional puberty in this amazing book about autism.
After years of trying to accomplish things his way Travis finally reaches out to others for help with autism. While Travis wanted to be independent he found there were some challenging things that he could not do for himself. He used the social skills he had to reach out to others and find help when he needed it most. Now Travis and his friends work together to help ensure he overcomes autism.
Travis finds himself lost after a failed relationship with April. He is left trying to throw pieces of life together as he learns that he has Asperger Syndrome. Travis and his friends work hard to help him find his way in life while mental illness sets in and gets Travis more lost in autism than he was before. Now Travis must overcome autism and mental illness in order to live a successful life.
Travis falls in love for the first time only to find out the woman of his dreams is on a rebound relationship. Everything is going fine at the beginning and then about two months into the relationship Travis learns that his crush no longer wants to be in a relationship with him. Devastated Travis attempts suicide and begins a long road to recovery that leads to a diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome.
Travis gets a second chance at forming a relationship with the women of his dreams after finding out of his autism diagnosis. Will he be able to gain enough social supports to be able to form a relationship with April the woman of his dreams or we he fall short again due to his social skills? Travis shares how he learned from his mistakes the first time around and overcame the challenge of autism.
Travis tries hard to fall in love with the right woman. Having autism it is harder for him to connect with others, Out of desperation Travis tries buying love from his peers by taking them shopping and buying them nice things in order for them to like him. Travis grew up forming this bad habit because that is the only way he could get attention from girls due to his social issues from the autism.
Travis makes many mistakes after he learns he has autism because he is trying to fit in with neurotypicals. Travis begins to change every part of his life and every part of who he is in order to get his peers to like him. Years later he found that in trying to make others happy he lost a huge art of who he was. Now Travis is on a mission to find out who he is again by enjoying new things in life.
Travis' dream to be a professional trombone player comes crashing down as he finds out he has paranoid schizophrenia and autism. Life has become very difficult for Travis since his diagnosis. Travis trombone started talking to him when he was playing it so he got rid of it. Now years later Travis wants to get back into music and playing trombone now that he is on better medication for his illness.
When diagnosed with autism Travis' life has a new beginning. Now he sees life through a different lens that makes his life unique and special. He starts to appreciate the little things in life and learns not to take things for granted. Being diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome changes Travis' life and makes him work even harder to be successful in life. The book will teach you about life with autism.
Travis shares his dreams for the future as a person with autism. He uses those dreams to help him cope with his autism and overcome a lot of challenges in life. He escapes into his imagination to create a make-believe world full of dreams that might come true. While some may not come true there is always a chance that some of them will come true. Travis' dreams keep him focused and ready for life.
Have you ever been trapped inside a room with a glass wall where you can see what is going on in the world around you while you are trapped? If so, you have lived autism. If you have not experienced this then you are about to experience this through the eyes of someone who has autism. People with autism often feel like they are locked in a room full of glass windows. They see and hear their peers.
Travis works with his friend Asta to bring government funded sex to the United States as it exist in other countries. The positive therapy effects of sex services improves quality of physical and mental health. Travis shares how he feels being allowed to have sex will cure his schizophrenia and autism. Do you know someone with a disability who would love to have sex? Make sure you read this book.
Becoming a Freshman was an exciting time for Travis. Life is supposed to be amazing in high school but when Asperger Syndrome crept into the picture Travis would have to find a way to overcome some serious social struggles in order to put together an enjoyable life as a high school student. There were many challenges but with each challenge was a social triumph or victory for Travis to celebrate.
Escaping into imagination is a coping mechanism Travis uses to help him cope with his inability to understand the social world around him. When he is able to escape the reality of a social situation and replace it by escaping into his imagination to provide a make-believe world to replace the social isolation and rejection of the real life social world people with autism deal with on every day.
Socializing is hard for anyone let alone someone with autism. Travis shares how he failed at socializing many times in life before he learned from his mistake and was successful at socializing with other people. Having autism the best way to learn social skills is through your own experiences and mistakes. Travis shares how he always tries to learn from his mistakes to become successful in life.
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.
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.
Travis is on the run from evil dragons who have been hired by insurance companies to keep him from telling people the truth about the cure for autism. Travis must outsmart the dragons in order to accomplish his mission of saving the world from autism. Dragons breathe fireballs at Travis as he embarks on the mission of defeating the dragons and curing autism. The ultimate battle is set to begin in.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Puberty for anyone can be stressful and confusing. When you are autistic it seems everything can be confusing to understand. Puberty was something that really affected Travis' life and not being prepared to handle it led to a development of a mental illness for him. This book is a first hand account of how puberty affected one person with autism. This book is a guide for how to handle puberty.
Tom grows up developing different sexual interest and fetishes than most boys his age. He does not desire normal sexual interactions. Instead he desires the fantasy of rescuing the damsel in distress from her perils. After high school Tom begins the search of looking for a woman who will understand his fantasy and role play it with him. Tom develops an interest in tying a woman up and feeding her.
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.
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.
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?
This guide book to making $1,000 per week working from home will teach you the step by step process that you need to follow to start earning $1,000 per week working from home. All you will need is some spare time and some disposable income. If you follow this step by step process you will be making up to $1,000 per week while sitting on your computer educating other people by telling them stories.
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.
Tom has a crush on Amanda. He has never experienced being in love before. Tom has an immature viewpoint of love and is ignorant to the emotions involved in finding love. Tom hires dating coaches to help him overcome his anxiety and fear of asking women out. He works hard to learn better social skills and eventually has the chance to Ask Amanda to dinner. Will she say yes? Will she turn him down?
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.
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.
Travis shares what it is like to be on the manic side of Bi-Polar. Up all night and unable to sleep Travis wrote this book to help educate others on what Bi-Polar is like. When Travis is manic he can stay awake for a couple days at a time and do all kinds of energetic things. Then when the wall hits him and he crashes he falls into darkness and despair for several days at a time as he cycles out.
Travis shares how he made frequent visits to the casino to help him cope with autism. Travis thought he could get rich and pay everyone to like him and not worry about being socially awkward. His frequent trips to the casino only caused him more problems and landed him in a heap of trouble. He developed an addiction and a whole host of other problems from visiting the casino that he copes with.
"Context is King" is a quote by Dr. Peter Gerhardt a Behavior Analyst in the field of Autism. Understanding context is critical for social success. Communication is 93 percent non-verbal and it is important to use our social thinking skills to be able to read and understand social context and social dynamics. Learn how I taught myself to become a good social thinker by studying good body language.
Travis shares what living in his make-believe world is like as it helps him cope with social situations and autism. He uses the make-believe world sparingly as a tool to help him be happy and successful socially and emotionally. Learn how his make-believe world works for him and against him as he thrives on living with autism like a trooper in this great book about a young man living with autism.
As a ten-year-old child Tim uses his autistic super-human-powers to change the world and make it a better place for those living with autism. Follow along as Tim flies to Washington to meet with president Trump and congress to share his master plan to improve autism services and save America a lot of money in the long run. Read as Tim and President Trump work together to make America great again.
Travis shares the ups and downs of being Bi-Polar. He balances Bi-Polar with having Schizophrenia to live one of the most enjoyable lives a person with mental illness can lead. Travis shares what it is like to be depressed and low for days then all of a sudden have the switch flipped to being manic for days. The ups and downs are emotionally exhausting and he relies heavily on medication to live.
Travis is afraid of leaving his home in fear of being punished for displaying inappropriate body language. Body language is something people with autism and social disorders struggle with. He grew up always being made fun of for his weird body language, facial expressions, and mannerisms. He shares how he works to learn appropriate social skills and body language so the voices do not punish him.
Travis shares his desires for being a real person. Voices and hallucinations plague Travis and tell him he is not real because he is autistic. Travis relies on his one neurotypical best friend to keep him real and fight the voices. Voices are real to Travis and he shares how difficult it is to take on the voices and fight them on his own. He also shares how he works hard at becoming a real person.
Travis writes about his upcoming fear of going under the knife and being put to sleep. He is terrified he will never wake up and if he does wake up he will not remember who he is or anything about his life. Travis is having brain surgery and he shares of his fears of the doctors implanting a tracking device or chip in his brain so that the CIA and government can track him to know what he is doing.
Tired of playing the dating game of pretending to be someone he is not Travis takes to writing a book to ask women on dates. Travis lays out his ideas and details for what his first five dates with someone will look like before the new couple could move into a pampering date scenario in which Travis describes in this thrilling romantic novel. Have you ever wanted to be pampered by your prince?
Making friends when you have autism because you have such an obsessive mind. It is hard to do things in moderation when you have autism. Travis shares some useful tips and strategies for teaching children and teenagers with autism how to learn the step by step process of making friends without obsessing over their new friend. Travis explains how he works through the grey areas to get through life.