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Naoki Higashida Quote.

Every single thing has its own unique beauty. People with autism get to cherish this beauty, as if it’s a kind of blessing given to us. 50 more words


Stephen Wiltshire: A View of the World

While doing some research this week, I fortuitously rediscovered the art of Stephen Wiltshire. I still vividly remember as a child, only a year older than Stephen himself, watching his uncanny ability to recreate architectural detail in the 1986 QED documentary… 518 more words


The Reason I Jump

by Naoki Higashida

Translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell

ISBN 978-0-8129-9487-2

“Not being able to talk means not being able to share what you’re feeling and thinking. 430 more words


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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