Last week I visited a thrift shop and came across the book “Ten Things Every Child With Autism Wishes You Knew” by Ellen Notbohm This book has been one of the better Autism reads I have read in a very long time because it taught things about me that I didn’t know.
If you are a follower of Mr. Rogers Neighborhood, then you will certainly know the character Officer Clemmons. This character was played on the show by now Dr. Francois S. Clemmons from the show's start in 1968 until 1993. The book is very detailed and thorough about his many rainbows of life
Yet another good Autism read. This one I found out from a Page creator from across the pond, Marcus Mitchell. Marcus struggled through many years being undiagnosed before becoming vehemently aggressive to the point the police had to become involved to the point he spent the night in the local police station before having his … Continue reading Book Review: The Hidden Reality of Autism
A frustrating myth that persists about autism is the notion that those who cannot verbalize their thoughts have none. Simply stating it in this article is enough to make most people cock a skeptical eyebrow, Yet the idea hounds autistic folks, fueling ignorant assumptions about functioning and intellect.Read More → Source: Book Review: How Can … Continue reading Book Review: How Can I Talk if My Lips Don’t Move? » The Aspergian
Over the past two weeks I have been reading this grappling true-life story of the son of notary author Danielle Steel. While this book has nothing involved with Autism itself, it does deal with some symptoms many on the spectrum, including myself face regularly.
Around the time this book was written the author's name was brought up in conversation as "the one who got it." Little did I know of 17 years of molding into the man I have become, and a unique 50 cent book in a thrift shop, I would discover that the book would make me … Continue reading Book Review: Demystifying the Autistic Experience: A Humanistic Introduction for Parents, Caregivers and Educators (2002)