Books tagged: Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Dispatches from Ray's Planet

By Claire Finlayson

As a child, Claire's big brother Ray was always bright and inquisitive, but as the two became teenagers, Ray struggled to acquire the social skills that came more easily to others. Claire tried to help, pointing out (after Ray's many "bloopers") what he should or shouldn't have ... Read more

Dispatches from Ray's Planet

By Claire Finlayson

A collective memoir that explores a woman’s journey to understand the complexities of her adult brother’s symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder. As a child, Claire’s big brother Ray was bright and inquisitive, but as the two became teenagers, Ray struggled to acquire the ... Read more

Tell Them It Was Mozart

By Angeline Schellenberg

Linked poems that uncover the ache and whimsy of raising children on the autism spectrum.

 

Through public judgments, detouring dreams and unspoken prayers, Tell Them It Was Mozart, Angeline Schellenberg's debut collection, traces both a slow bonding and the emergence of a defiant ... Read more

Uncommon Sense

By Adam Mardero

Adam Mardero was diagnosed with Asperger's at the age of nine, and began the journey to understand his differences and the label that would define his life. Uncommon Sense is a vulnerable and insightful exploration of a boy growing into a young man while battling a label and ... Read more