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Funny, you don't look autistic : a comedian's guide to life on the spectrum —McCreary, Michael, 1996- author.

"Like many others on the autism spectrum, 20-something stand-up comic Michael McCreary has been told by more than a few well-meaning folks that he doesn't "look" autistic. But, as he's quick to point out in this memoir, ...

How to be human : an autistic man's guide to life —Fleming, Jory, author.

"A remarkable and unforgettable memoir from the first man with autism to attend Oxford on a Rhodes scholarship, revealing what life is really like inside a world constructed for neurotypical minds while celebrating the m...

We're not broken : changing the autism conversation —Garcia, Eric, 1990- author.

"This book is a message from autistic people to their parents, friends, teachers, coworkers and doctors showing what life is like on the spectrum. It's also my love letter to autistic people. For too long, we have been f...

Visual thinking and emotions in autism

Temple Grandin describes the way she and many others with autism "think in pictures" and how to adjust for this specific learning style.

The girl who thought in pictures : the story of Dr. Temple Grandin —Mosca, Julia Finley, author.

Describes the life and accomplishments of the animal scientist and designer of cruelty-free livestock facilities, from her early life and autism diagnosis through her journey to become a livestock expert.

The good doctor. Season 3

Shaun's proposed treatment for a homeless patient puts him and Jared in Andrews's crosshairs. Meanwhile, Claire tries to overcome Melendez's reluctance to do a risky heart operation while Glassman must overcome his perso...

The pattern seekers : how autism drives human invention —Baron-Cohen, Simon, author.

"In The Pattern Seekers, Simon Baron-Cohen reveals the surprising answer to two apparently distinct questions: Why are humans so inventive? And why does autism exist? The first question hangs over almost every human ende...

The good doctor. Season 1

Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, relocates from a quiet country life to join a prestigious hospital surgical unit. Alone in the world and unable to personally connect with those around him, ...

The good doctor. Season 2

Shaun's proposed treatment for a homeless patient puts him and Jared in Andrews's crosshairs. Meanwhile, Claire tries to overcome Melendez's reluctance to do a risky heart operation while Glassman must overcome his perso...

Spectrums : autistic transgender people in their own words

"This is an edited collection of human stories from trans autistic writers. The stories collected in this anthology address the struggles and joys of living at the intersection of neurodivergence and gender divergence wi...

What to say next : successful communication in work, life, and love with autism spectrum disorder —Nannery, Sarah, author.

"Using her personal experience living as a professional woman with autism spectrum disorder, Sarah Nannery, together with her husband, Larry, offers this timely communication guide for anyone on the Autism spectrum looki...

Neurotribes : the legacy of autism and the future of neurodiversity —Silberman, Steve.

"A groundbreaking book that upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently"--Provided by publisher...

The awesome autistic go-to guide : a practical handbook for autistic teens and tweens —Purkis, Yenn, 1974- author.

This is a guide for young people aged 10-14 on the autism spectrum. It encourages teens and tweens to identify their strengths, suggests how they can develop their identity, and celebrates neurodiversity. It also has tip...

Understanding autism : the essential guide for parents —Williams, Katrina.

This is the essential reference for parents and carers of children with autism. Written by two leading experts in the field, it covers everything from the causes of autism to how it manifests at the various ages and stag...

I overcame my autism and all I got was this lousy anxiety disorder : a memoir —Kurchak, Sarah, 1982- author.

"An autistic writer's memoir of the detrimental effects of pretending to be normal, and her impassioned call to redefine what is considered a successful life. Sarah Kurchak is autistic. She hasn't let that get in the way...

People we meet unforgettable conversations
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2014
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Nationally known NPR on-air personalities share the lasting impressions made during interviews with a wide variety of exceptional individuals. Each story is introduced by the NPR host and offers a candid account of how t...

The night clerk

The hotel night clerk, Bart Bromley, is a highly intelligent young man on the Autism spectrum. When a woman is murdered during his shift, Bart becomes the prime suspect. As the police investigation closes in, Bart makes ...

Fall down 7 times, get up 8 : a young man's voice from the silence of autism —Higashida, Naoki, 1992- author.

"A follow-up to its bestselling predecessor, The reason I jump opens an extraordinary, rare window into the mind and world of an autistic, non-verbal person -- now coping with a young man's life. Naoki Higashida wrote Th...

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