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- Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 14.95
1 A Little Misfit It was inconceivable to me that there could be more than one way to play in the dirt, but there it was. Doug couldn't get it right. And that's why I whacked him. Bang! On both ears, just like I saw on The Three Stooges. Being three years old was no excuse for disorderly play habits. For example, I would use my mother's kitchen... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 14.00
Asperger?s came into my life when I was forty years old. I?m a pretty levelheaded guy, but I was totally shocked by the diagnosis. ?Yep,? the doctors said, ?you were born this way.? I could not believe I had reached middle age without knowing such a hugely important thing about myself. I was amazed to learn that Asperger?s is a kind of autism, because... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2011; US$ 21.00
?I believe those of us with Asperger?s are here for a reason, and we have much to offer. This book will help you bring out those gifts.? In his bestselling memoir, Look Me in the Eye , John Elder Robison described growing up with Asperger?s syndrome at a time when the diagnosis didn?t exist. He was intelligent but socially isolated; his talents... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 14.38
From the time he was three or four years old, John Elder Robison realised that he was different from other people. He was unable to make eye contact or connect with other children, and by the time he was a teenager his odd habits - an inclination to blurt out non-sequiturs, obsessively dismantle radios or dig five-foot holes (and stick his younger... more...
- Random House Australia 2011; US$ 13.98
Vive la difference! Here are stories and advice to help Aspergians and ordinary geeks alike! The author of the New York Times bestselling Look Me In the Eye returns with endearing stories and actionable advice that will help Aspergians, and even ordinary geeks, embrace being different and work on the things that hold them back in life. With... more...
- Random House Australia 2011; US$ 13.98
'... as heartfelt a memoir as one could find, utterly unspoiled, uninfluenced, and original.' - Augusten BurroughsA New York Times and Australian bestseller, Look Me In The Eye tells of a child's heartbreaking desperation to connect with others, and his struggle to pass as 'normal' -- a struggle that would continue into adulthood. By the... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2013; US$ 21.00
The slyly funny, sweetly moving memoir of an unconventional dad?s relationship with his equally offbeat son?complete with fast cars, tall tales, homemade explosives, and a whole lot of fun and trouble . Misfit, truant, delinquent. John Robison was never a model child, and he wasn?t a model dad either. Diagnosed with Asperger?s syndrome at the age... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2013; US$ 14.95
?Charming and wise?Part parenting guide, part courtroom drama, part catalog of the travails and surprising joys of life with the high-functioning form of autism called Asperger?s syndrome, this memoir will offer all parents?but particularly fathers?a lot to think about. That its author was almost 40 when he learned he had Asperger?s?and that he eventually... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2013; US$ 16.78
The slyly funny, sweetly moving memoir of an uncoventional dad's relationship with his equally offbeat son. Misfit, truant, delinquent: Robison was never a model child, and he wasn't a model dad either. Diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome at the age of forty, he approached fatherhood as a series of logic puzzles and practical jokes. When his son, Cubby,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 25.95
This book offers a groundbreaking approach for helping socially challenged teens and young adults make and keep friends. Based on UCLA's acclaimed PEERS program?the only evidence-based approach of its kind in the world?this accessible book and DVD offer the tools parents and educators need to become "social coaches" to the teens and young adults in... more...