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Fiction and autobiography

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  1.  Embracing the Sky

    Embracing the Sky

    Poems beyond Disability

    Craig Romkema

    In this collection of poems, Craig Romkema describes the daily journey of an individual whose body is encumbered with the symptoms of autism and cerebral palsy, but whose mind and spirit are relatively unaffected. Forcing the barriers aside momentarily, he shares his life experience, offering insights into a life beyond disability. Learn More
    2002, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 80pp
  2. An Asperger Marriage

    An Asperger Marriage

    Gisela and Christopher Slater-Walker

    Chris and Gisela have been partners for 12 years. When Chris was diagnosed with AS, Gisela had to come to terms with a marriage in which there would never be an intuitive understanding despite Chris's good intentions. It was the beginning of a long process of learning to live with a disability regarded by some as incompatible with marriage. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 160pp, £13.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-017-1
    2002, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, £13.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-321-5
  3.  Lucy's Story

    Lucy's Story

    Autism and Other Adventures

    Lucy Blackman

    Born with Autism, Lucy could not understand much of what was said around her. As an adult she still barely speaks. But her ambition was to write a book. Through writing at high school she started to understand her own autism. She eventually came to type on a computer with no physical support to complete her BA (Hons) in Literary Studies. Learn More
    2001, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 296pp
  4.  Life Behind Glass

    Life Behind Glass

    A Personal Account of Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Wendy Lawson

    Wendy Lawson has an autism spectrum disorder. She is now a mother of four with two university degrees; she is a social worker and adult educator, and operates her own business. She is also a poet and a writer, sharing her understanding of autism with others to help 'build a bridge…from my world to theirs'. Life Behind Glass is part of that bridge. Learn More
    2000, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 128pp
  5.  Nobody Nowhere

    Nobody Nowhere

    A music CD

    Donna Williams

    This music CD features poems written or co-written by Donna Williams set to music which she has composed. The poems provide a personal insight, revealing to the non-autistic how the world appears to the autistic person. Learn More
    2000, CD-Audio, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, £25.43
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-899-1
  6.  Discovering My Autism

    Discovering My Autism

    Apologia Pro Vita Sua (With Apologies to Cardinal Newman)

    Edgar Schneider

    Edgar Schneider is believed to be a high-functioning autistic with attention deficit disorder. In this book he reflects on his experiences and memories of his childhood and teenage years as a clever and artistic loner. He explains how in order to experience 'emotions' such as grief, sympathy or desire, he must intellectualise or aestheticise them. Learn More
    1999, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 144pp
  7.  Donna Williams Autobiography, 3-volume set

    Donna Williams Autobiography, 3-volume set

    Somebody Somewhere, Nobody Nowhere and Like Colour to the Blind

    Donna Williams

    This is a 3-volume set comprising the books Nobody Nowhere, Somebody Somewhere and Like Colour to the Blind. Learn More
    1998, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 704pp, £37.50
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-765-9
  8.  Nobody Nowhere

    Nobody Nowhere

    The Remarkable Autobiography of an Autistic Girl

    Donna Williams

    Nobody Nowhere is an account of the soul of someone who lived the word 'autism' and survived in an unsympathetic environment despite intense inner chaos and incomprehension. It describes how, against the odds, Donna came to live independently, achieve a place at university, and write this remarkable autobiography. Learn More
    1998, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 192pp, £13.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-718-5
    2009, Ebook, PDF, 192pp, £13.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-579-3
  9.  Somebody Somewhere

    Somebody Somewhere

    Breaking Free from the World of Autism

    Donna Williams

    This book takes us deeper into Williams' journey. She recounts the funny, sometimes harrowing awakenings arising from sessions with a cognitive psychologist. We travel with her in her breakthroughs in working with autistic children and adults like her, as she finally finds a way of 'simply being' among others, without selling out who she really is. Learn More
    1998, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 208pp
  10.  Like Colour to the Blind

    Like Colour to the Blind

    Soul Searching and Soul Finding

    Donna Williams

    In Donna's relationship with Ian, a man with difficulties related to her own, we watch the two of them break through their rock-solid emotional barriers and dare to defy all the rules imposed by the autistic condition of 'exposure anxiety'. Their struggle is told with Donna's characteristic humour, insight and sense of fragility. Learn More
    1998, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 304pp

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