Autism stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be autistic? This is a collection of poems and short stories related to understanding and accepting autism. Read More

Book / Other

April 17, 2018

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Alexandria and her three sons are on the autism spectrum, but her husband, Matthias, is not. Both of them are leaders of a violent gang, but when Matthias passes away unexpectedly, Alexandria has to balance her children and her job, and the only way to survive is to reach… Read More
*SPOILER ALERT* Don't read this if you want a mindblow of surprises! Consider yourself warned. This is a series about superhumans, a world of human that looks exactly the same - the scientists have reached the most perfected perfection for the time being. But they are always… Read More
A poem all about my twin brother, Joseph, nicknamed Piglet. Read More

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"Autistic Ollie" is an own voices book about an autistic boy. It is a picture book that does not yet have its pictures. Read More

Book / Science Fiction

November 25, 2017

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A boy with autism and his irrational goal may just actually get somewhere in life... Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 16, 2017

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I have never personally been through an emotional or mental illness, but I do know what it's like to stand at the edge and peer into the chasm. I can imagine what it's like to feel trapped inside your mind... to feel captive inside yourself. Read More

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The Review Chain House

A girl goes to see her idol and finds him to be different than expected. Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

October 27, 2017

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It's about Annabelle's autism and her dream of being cured Read More

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A work in progress story in poetry form of how I felt being depressed with aspergers, and how I eventually learned to love life. Read More

Book / Young Adult

September 04, 2017

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Deidika never really understood why the boy who sat in the music room with him never spoke, and acted odd. But hopefully his new music teacher could help him with that. Read More

Book / Young Adult

August 20, 2017

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Eggy Jones is an 18-year old man, struggling to come to terms with who he is, what has happened to him, and what his place is in the world. He attends Saint Ava House, a rehab centre that caters to only the most talented patients out there. Residents have the… Read More

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a special boy Read More

Tags: autism

For a moment, in January of 2015, Senator Warren seemed to care about The People. Sadly, the Senator's concerns were a flash in the pan. This is my letter of hope. Read More
It deals with an Aspie (Aspergers) who moves to Midland, Michigan, right before high school and meets a tough business family from Dow. With his autistic ways, his high school career is definitely not your typical one--same is true with the non-autistic family. Read More
When 20% of an entire generation is written-off, one would think the nation would shout in horror and demand proper treatment and a halt to the epidemic; rather, they seek ways to alienate, isolate, and denigrate those who do. Read More
After 7 years in Vaccine "court," which is not a court at all; I learned our case was filed based upon what the attorney found easiest to file, not my child's actual case history. The attorney, no matter how inept, will be compensated (though, regardless of skill, never what they… Read More
Letter to the Editor of the Orlando Sentinel regarding an article written by Ms. Salamone (August 2004) about the Florida Developmental Disabilities Wait List (never published) Read More

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Quick note to the President Read More
In 2013, I responded to a peer wondering when/what her recovery party might be - for too many of us, we will be celebrating the end of our hope for our children to attain independence. Read More
Upon dismissal from Vaccine "court," I am working to process and shape the experience so I can share the inner workings of this hellish kangaroo court. Read More

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How life would be if you were autistic? It’s somehow difficult to imagine it when you observe an autistic person. Are they happier than normal people, more optimistic? Do they fall in love, do they make friendship, are they religious? Dustin suffered from autism spectrum disorder -more exactly, savant syndrome-… Read More
Written in response to the CDC and IACC Christmas Eve bombshell that, after five years the rate of Autism was still climbing, but they have no clue why (or that it really is climbing) Read More
This is my contribution to the Project Muse discussion, "Narrative Symposium: To Vaccinate or Not? Parents’ Stories:" Liz Parker. "From Ignorant Consumer to Informed Advocate: Lifting the Curtain and Confronting Oz." Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics, vol. 6, no. 3, 20 January 2017, pp. 176-180. Project Muse, https://muse.jhu.edu/issue/35716 Read More
Submitted to the Washington Post in response to their blogger, Alexandra Petri Read More

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Circa January 2010; on Autism Read More
It's a short story about a rich merchent who finds his daughter after years. She suffers from autism. He was not willing to accept her but... Read More

Tags: life, father, kind, autism, ship

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This content will mostly be of my input regarding LTRs, leaving home for college, and the various experiences I've had living with a brother who has autism. Read More
This is my story of how I have not let my autism over come my life! Read More

Tags: autism, president, ffa

Booksie 2018 Poetry Contest

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