Autism for adults : an approachable guide to living excellently on the spectrum / Daniel M. Jones.
"The Ultimate Handbook for Success on the Spectrum - Written by and for Autistic People! I feel like everyone else got a handbook with all the answers, and I never got my copy. This is a common thought among autistic people, because society is built with neurotypical people in mind--but that handbook has finally arrived. Even better, it was written by an autism activist who is on the spectrum himself. Autistic influencer Daniel M. Jones is an expert on living well on the spectrum. No matter what you're going through as someone with autism, Dan gets it--he's been there. He's here to explain everything he learned, and then some, in this instruction manual and memoir about life as an autistic person. Dan's book is packed with actionable advice that readers can immediately start putting into practice. You'll learn how to navigate common challenges, such as dating on the spectrum, holding down a job, or performing well in school. Best of all, you'll learn to improve your life while also empowering yourself. Dan's honesty, self-awareness, and sheer knowledge of autism make for a down-to-earth and relatable read that anyone will enjoy. No matter where you are on the spectrum, you'll love this hilarious and comprehensive guide to living an excellent life as an autistic adult"-- Back cover.
- ISBN: 9781645678878
- ISBN: 1645678873
- Physical Description: 127 pages ; 21 cm
- Publisher: Salem, MA : Page Street Publishing Co., 2023.
- Copyright: ©2023
|Formatted Contents Note:
Family and childhood: the fun and sad truth about autistic family life -- Friendship and you: how you can make friends even if you think you can't -- Dating on the spectrum: can autistic people fall in love? -- School life: what you need to know to hack academia -- Before your diagnosis: what I learned at school and how you can avoid the same issues being undiagnosed -- Autism and the workplace: revealing the honest truth about autistic employment -- Special interests: using your autistic brain to manage your life -- Your future: making a solid plan to support your needs.
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