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The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida

Naoki is a 22-year-old Japanese man who has written dozens of books and short stories in his short life. He has published over 20 works of fiction and non-fiction, including his autobiographical THE REASON I JUMP an international best seller written when he was 13. 566 more words


No its a tardy day

Well this morning I set my alarm for 7, my normal wakeup time for college days (and most other days tbh) so when I woke up I thought it must have been earlier, the alarm hadn’t gone off, so I started moving around doing my normal morning routine when I noticed a clock saying 8:15am, omg no my alarm didn’t go off!   558 more words


The new me!

So today I got up early (7am), even though I didn’t have class til the afternoon, I had a healthy brunch of poached egg on toast, I really don’t like to eat in the morning, I know I should eat breakfast but I just never do, I have a nice cup of green tea instead.   231 more words


The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism by Naoki Higashida

Naoki Higshida was born in Kimitsu, Japan in 1992. He was diagnosed with autism in 1998 and subsequently attended a school for students with special needs, then (by correspondence) Atmark Cosmopolitan High School, graduating in 2011. 434 more words

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Answers and Stories About Autism are Revealed in "The Reason I Jump"

Autism is a developmental disorder. Often appearing during the first three years of a person’s life, it affects the brain’s ability to develop social and communication skills. 474 more words

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Find Beauty Within ..... January 5, 2015

 “Everybody has a heart that can be touched by something.”

~ Naoki Higashida 10 more words

Beauty Within Thoughts

The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida

Review: This book was a short, sweet, and to the point type book. I would highly recommend this book. Reading it gives you somewhat of an understanding of what someone with autism is thinking. 408 more words

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