Autistic Authors’ Books in May 2019

Adam Woroniecki has a couple of books out Independently published which look at how professionals should work with autistic people (namely the NHS and the Samaritans). The title includes the phrase “dealing with people with autism” and the summaries are spare.

Kat Mills released the autobiographic ‘Work in Progress – The Story Behind the Songs‘ about the struggles and aftermath of being diagnosed with ASD, ADHD and SPD at the age of 30.

The Bride Test by Helen Hoang, the greatly anticipated follow-up to The Kiss Quotient, was released and follows Khai Dhep as he begins to understand that the way he processes emotions and feelings isn’t wrong – it’s just different.

Jude Morrow released ‘Why Does Daddy Always Look So Sad?’, an account of Jude’s early life growing up with Asperger’s and the journey from denial to acceptance in adulthood.

Katherine May also released an autobiography in ‘The Electricity of Every Living Thing: A Woman’s Walking the the Wild to Find her Way Home’, covering the year in which Katherine came to terms with her diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome.

Autobiography on the Spectrum challenges prevailing notions about autism by offering the viewpoint of adolescents on the spectrum through their writing, photography, poetry, art, and more.

Aaliyah Holt writes about the challenges of unemployment for autistic people in ‘Autism and Unemployment: Our Journey is Harder’

 

The Results…

Out of 283 books under the search term ‘Autism’ the amount which were actually Notebooks : 131 (46.3%)

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