Autism All-Stars: How We Use Our Autism and Asperger Traits to Shine in Life
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Dec 15, 2011 - Family & Relationships - 192 pages
Looking at the positive influences, great talents and unique thought processes of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders, this book is a celebration of those who have used their autism to shine in life. Writers from all over the world at different stages in their careers, and from very different backgrounds, share their experiences of creating a successful life on the autism spectrum. Each explains how it is possible to draw on autistic strengths not just to make your way in the world, overcoming challenges and obstacles, but also to make your life a real success. Education, the world of work, and relationships are the focus of the first part of the book, which then goes on to look at exceptional creativity, and the use of special interests. The autobiographical stories in this book are full of wisdom and humour, and will be an inspiration for anyone with high-functioning autism or Asperger Syndrome, their family and friends, and the professionals who work alongside them.
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Autism All-Stars: How We Use Our Autism and Asperger Traits To Shine in LifeUser Review - Terry Lamperski - Book Verdict
This collection of writings by people on the autism spectrum offers an honest portrayal of how these individuals struggle in various aspects of their day-to-day lives. Edited by Santomauro (Asperger ... Read full review
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