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

Laughing at my Nightmare

With acerbic wit and a hilarious voice, Shane Burcaw’s Laughing at My Nightmare describes the challenges he faces as a twenty-one-year-old with spinal muscular atrophy. From awkward handshakes to having a girlfriend and everything in between, Shane handles his situation with humor and a “you-only-live-once” perspective on life. While he does talk about everyday issues… More Laughing at my Nightmare

The Autism-Friendly Guide to Periods

Written by autistic author Robyn Steward, this is a detailed guide for young people ages 9 to 16 on the basics of menstruation. Created in consultation with young people, an online survey and a group of medical professionals it offers direct advice on what periods look and feel like and how to manage hygiene and… More The Autism-Friendly Guide to Periods