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5 Great Non-Fiction Books for Health Care Professionals

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A poor Southern farmer whose cells have been used around the world to treat diseases. An autistic boy who explains his odd behaviors. 535 more words

For Students

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

Lauren's Reviews

Book Review: The Reason I Jump

Summary (from Goodreads):

You’ve never read a book like The Reason I Jump. Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, it is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, perceives, and responds in ways few of us can imagine.

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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. 427 more words

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This boy jumps!

Every child is different and unique.

Every child reads the world in front of him differently, interprets the words put across to him differently and depending on what was their understanding, they decide on their response differently. 569 more words


the reason i jump

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

author: Naoki Higashida (translated by KA Yoshida & David Mitchell)

genre: Non-fiction, understanding autism, autistic behaviors… 382 more words

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