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Memoirs and autobiography

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  1. Autism Heroes

    Autism Heroes

    Portraits of Families Meeting the Challenge

    Barbara Firestone, PHD

    This book provides a compelling account of the experiences of 38 families from different walks of life confronting the challenges of autism with courage, tenacity and love. Each narrative is set against the backdrop of Firestone's insightful essays which are fundamentally important to all families living with autism. Learn More
    2007, Hardback, 11.30in x 9.72in / 287mm x 247mm, 240pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-837-5
    2007, Ebook, PDF, 240pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-696-4
  2. My Dearest Birdie

    My Dearest Birdie

    Letters to Australia 1874 to 1886

    Richard and Jessie Gowlland, Edited by Juliet and Richard Joscelyne

    In February 1874, Jack Gowlland RN and his sister Celia left England to travel across the Continent. From there they sailed via the newly opened Suez Canal to Australia. Celia never returned to England. Spanning twelve years, the letters to Celia - Birdie - that form this volume are from Celia's favourite brother, Richard, and his wife Jessie. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 8.62in x 6.42in / 219mm x 163mm, 268pp
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-635-7
    2007, Ebook, PDF, 268pp, $22.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-671-1
  3. At Home in the Land of Oz

    At Home in the Land of Oz

    Autism, My Sister, and Me Second Edition

    Anne Clinard Barnhill

    Anne's sister Becky was born in 1958, before most people had even heard of autism. Diagnosed with "emotional disturbance," Becky was subjected to well-meaning but futile efforts at "rehabilitation" or "cure," as well as prolonged spells in institutions. This bittersweet memoir will resonate with everyone interested in autism spectrum conditions. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 9.25in x 6.18in / 235mm x 157mm, 224pp, $24.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-859-7
    2007, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, $24.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-658-2
  4. Asperger Syndrome - A Love Story

    Asperger Syndrome - A Love Story

    Sarah Hendrickx and Keith Newton

    Open, honest and upbeat, this book gives personal insight into both the ups and downs of an Asperger relationship. Seeking to challenge the bad press that people with Asperger Syndrome (AS) get as partners, Sarah and Keith tell their story of how they are making it work - and also how they got it wrong - with disarming frankness and humour. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.06in / 232mm x 154mm, 144pp, $19.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-540-4
    2007, Ebook, ePUB, 144pp, $19.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-662-9
  5. So Odd a Mixture

    So Odd a Mixture

    Along the Autistic Spectrum in 'Pride and Prejudice'

    Phyllis Ferguson Bottomer

    Autism was not a recognised disorder in Jane Austen's lifetime, but there were certainly people who had autism, and Phyllis Ferguson Bottomer proposes that Austen wrote about them, without knowing what it was that she was describing. So Odd a Mixture looks at characters in Austen's classic novel, Pride and Prejudice, who display autistic traits. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 9.29in x 6.30in / 236mm x 160mm, 208pp, $29.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-499-5
    2007, Ebook, ePUB, 208pp, $29.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-654-4
  6. A Blessing and a Curse

    A Blessing and a Curse

    Autism and Me

    Caiseal Mór

    In this courageous and captivating autobiography, Mór vividly captures his early experiences of dissociation from his true existence - a common reaction by children suffering from repeated abuse. The path towards discovering his true identity and accepting himself takes him on a spiritual pilgrimage ending in the revelation of love and acceptance. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 9.25in x 6.10in / 235mm x 155mm, 208pp, $25.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-573-2
    2007, Ebook, ePUB, 208pp, $25.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-625-4
  7. Alone Together

    Alone Together

    Making an Asperger Marriage Work

    Katrin Bentley

    Since receiving her husband's diagnosis of AS, Katrin Bentley's marriage has improved substantially. This book shares the struggle of one couple to rescue their marriage. It is uplifting and humorous, and includes plenty of tips to making an Asperger marriage succeed. It offers couples hope, encouragement and strategies for their own marriages. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.02in / 228mm x 153mm, 128pp, $19.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-537-4
    2007, Ebook, ePUB, 128pp, $19.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-623-0
  8. That's Life with Autism

    That's Life with Autism

    Tales and Tips for Families with Autism

    Edited by Donna Satterlee Ross and Kelly Ann Jolly

    This book is full of advice and inspiration, written by parents for other parents and professionals caring for children on the autism spectrum. Chapter topics range from the effect of autism in the family on couple or sibling relationships and intervention options to educational issues, diet, and the role of friends and relatives. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 208pp, $24.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-829-0
    2006, Ebook, PDF, 208pp, $24.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-541-7
  9. Urville

    Urville

    Gilles Tréhin

    Tréhin, an autistic man with exceptional creative talents and an obsession with large cities, conceived and developed Urville, the capital of a large island province, over 20 years. He shares his vision in this beautifully illustrated guide to the city, which he renders convincingly real in nearly 300 drawings of different districts of Urville. Learn More
    2006, 192pp
  10. ASPoetry

    ASPoetry

    Illustrated poems from an Aspie Life

    Wendy Lawson, illustrated by Alice Blaes Calder

    In this illustrated collection of poems and short prose pieces, including some from her teenage years, Wendy engages with her past and present, writing about childhood, self-discovery, adulthood and friendship. Her poetry also conveys the challenges presented by divorce, bereavement, emigration, disclosing homosexuality and Asperger's Syndrome. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 8.39in x 7.01in / 213mm x 178mm, 128pp, $18.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-418-6
    2006, Ebook, PDF, 128pp, $18.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-470-0

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