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This book was about 3 autistic co-students "grown up".
It gave me nothing new or even interesting about autism. Read more
The author seems too eloquent and well-adjusted to be autistic, but seems to understand autistic minds well enough that he must have some ability to think autistically. Read morePublished on December 27, 2009 by Peter McCluskey
I really loved this book. It starts out good, and just gets better. Nazeer is a talented writer, and this is a polished work on a wide variety of fascinating topics. Read morePublished on May 16, 2007 by RCHK
Nazeer says, "Autistic individuals find it difficult to develop intuition or empathy," and convincingly demonstrates that his experience of social interactions and certain kinds of... Read morePublished on April 9, 2007 by Stephen E. Witham
Autism is a world like no other. My child was diagnosed at the age of 19 months and we have been living in that world for 3 1/2 years. Read morePublished on February 1, 2007 by Kelly Jordan
This book held a lot of promise for me. As the mother of a 7 year old son with autism, I was hoping to read about how these children started on the path of intervention and... Read morePublished on January 26, 2007 by Maribeth Kramer
I think this book was over written with a lot of fillers to make the book seem longer. There was a lot of unnecessary off the topic information to read that did not help to convey... Read morePublished on December 17, 2006 by P.A.M.
Fasinating view of autism from someone who lives it. Multiple outcomes reported from the same viewpoint. Powerful read for those who live with/ work with peolpe on the spectrum.Published on November 9, 2006 by Lori J. Volpe
I have two children with autism and found this book to be very interesting regarding behaviors and how as adults the subjects lived. However the writing gets a little wordy. Read morePublished on August 14, 2006 by J. Smith