Nerdy, Shy, and Socially Inappropriate

A User Guide to an Asperger Life

Recommended by Steve Silberman, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #15 in Aspergers, Ranked #25 in Autismsee more rankings.

Cynthia Kim explores all the quirkyness of living with Asperger Syndrome (ASD) in this accessible, witty and honest guide looking from an insider perspective at some of the most challenging and intractable aspects of being autistic. Her own life presents many rich examples. From being labelled nerdy and shy as an undiagnosed child to redefining herself when diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome as an adult, she describes how her perspective shifted to understanding a previously confusing world and combines this with the results of extensive research to explore the 'why' of ASD traits. She explains... more

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Steve Silberman A warm, encouraging and deeply honest book by a woman who didn’t know she was autistic until she was in her 40s. (Source)

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