People with disabilities are the world’s largest minority, an estimated 15 percent of the global population. But many of us—disabled and nondisabled alike—don’t know how to act, what to say, or how to be an ally to the disability community. Demystifying Disability is a friendly handbook on the important disability issues you need to know… More Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to Be an Ally
Everything is changing! How will you survive this crazy time in your life? This #1 bestselling book made just for boys contains all of the guy stuff you need to know about growing up, even the embarrassing stuff. Author and nurse Kelli Dunham covers everything from body changes to planning for college, giving pre-teen boys… More The Boys Body Book (Fifth Edition): Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up!
A body-positive guide to help girls ages 8 to 12 navigate the changes of puberty and grow into women. Puberty can be a difficult time for a young girl and it’s natural not to know who (or what) to ask. Celebrate Your Body is a reassuring entry into puberty books for girls that encourages them… More Celebrate Your Body (and Its Changes, Too!): The Ultimate Puberty Book for Girls
It’s Perfectly Normal has been a trusted resource on sexuality for more than twenty-five years. Rigorously vetted by experts, this is the most ambitiously updated edition yet, featuring to-the-minute information and language accompanied by new and refreshed art. Updates include: * A shift to gender-neutral vocabulary throughout * An expansion on LGBTQIA topics, gender identity,… More It’s Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, Gender, and Sexual Health
How would you feel if you weren’t allowed to make decisions about your life? What if someone had the power to tell you where to live, who to spend time with, and what to do? What if that person had control of your money and health care? Isn’t that hard to imagine? Yet, hundreds of… More Supported Decision Making: From Justice for Jenny to Justice for All!
Diagnosed with pathological demand avoidance (PDA) in his teenage years, Harry Thompson looks back with wit and humor at the ups and downs of family and romantic relationships, school, work and mental health, as well as his teenage struggle with drugs and alcohol. By embracing neurodiversity and emphasizing that autistic people are not flawed human… More The PDA Paradox. The Highs and Lows of my Life on a Little-Known Part of the Autism Spectrum
Getting diagnosed with type 1 diabetes is unsettling news, but know that your life will still be rich and full of joy post-diagnosis. In Type 1 Diabetes for the Newly Diagnosed, you’ll discover the answers to the questions you didn’t ask at the doctor’s office and get a glimpse into what life will look like… More Type 1 Diabetes for the Newly Diagnosed: What to Expect, What To Do, How to Thrive
“Loud Hands” is an anthem of self-expression. In it, Autistic people write of their perspectives, of their pains and triumphs and all the things our society gets wrong about who they are and how they should be treated.
Brandon Magoni is a 17 year old who wrote “All Eyes on Me” during a hospital stay in the Epilepsy Unit of Boston Children’s Hospital. “You have a long time to think while sitting in there with wires glued to your head waiting for a seizure.” The book chronicles his perception as a patient. It’s… More All Eyes On Me: Epilepsy You are not alone
Part memoir, part inspirational guide, this book that offers readers the ability to see life through the eyes of a young man with autism. Written by Tyler McNamer at the age of 17, Tyler not only details his challenges, but he also offers hope and encouragement to others who face seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Whether you… More Population: One: Autism, Adversity, and the Will to Succeed