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The Reason I Jump

The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism

Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, it is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, perceives, and responds in ways few of us can imagine. Parents and family members who never thought they could get inside the head of their autistic loved one, at last, have a way to break through to the curious, subtle, and complex life within.

Using an alphabet grid to painstakingly construct words, sentences, and thoughts that he is unable to speak out loud, Naoki answers even the most...
Recommended by Patrick Larkin, Rachel Miner, and 2 others.

Patrick Larkin@cultofpedagogy Read that last summer. What an amazing book. Such a unique insight into #autism. (Source)

Rachel MinerOne the best things in the world is the feeling of having recommended a book to someone which they love. What an amazing thing to have the opportunity to share whole worlds with each other! Loving getting to to share the joy of reading on @goodreads (Source)

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