9780399535727

Atypical : Life with Asperger's in 20 1/3 Chapters

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  • ISBN13:

    9780399535727

  • ISBN10:

    0399535721

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/6/2010
  • Publisher: Perigee Trade

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Summary

Told with endearing and unflinching honesty, "Atypical" collects the poignant, funny, and truly unique observations of a young writer diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome.

Author Biography

Jesse A. Saperstein graduated from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. A popular speaker in the autism community, he is committed to the cause of demystifying Asperger's and autism.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. ix
First Impressionsp. 1
The Cards We Are Dealtp. 11
Cat-Shit Fantasies and Holiday Greetingsp. 21
Empathy: Real, Artificial, and Differentp. 31
The Inability to Let Gop. 43
Bar Mitzvah Memoriesp. 53
Millerton Daysp. 63
Elizabeth Westp. 73
Collegiate Challengesp. 85
Psychobabblep. 95
All the World's an Awkward Stagep. 105
Teens Living a Greater Challengep. 113
Summiting the Stigmap. 127
A Fractured Fairy Talep. 143
Weirdish Romancep. 155
Listiesp. 167
Speaking Outp. 173
A Brush with Hollywoodp. 187
A Grave Situationp. 201
Epiloguep. 215
Acknowledgmentsp. 221
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