The PDA Paradox. The Highs and Lows of my Life on a Little-Known Part of the Autism Spectrum

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

Loud Hands. Autistic People, Speaking

“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.

Not So Different: What You Really Want to Ask About Having a Disability

Not So Different offers a humorous, relatable, and refreshingly honest glimpse into Shane Burcaw’s life. Shane tackles many of the mundane and quirky questions that he’s often asked about living with a disability, and shows readers that he’s just as approachable, friendly, and funny as anyone else. Shane Burcaw was born with a rare disease… More Not So Different: What You Really Want to Ask About Having a Disability