The Underdogs

A book review The Underdogs: Children, Dogs, and the Power of Unconditional Love by Melissa Fay Greene Stars: **** Ecco (2017)Animals>Dogs352 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: THE UNDERDOGS tells the story of Karen Shirk: felled at age 24 by a neuromuscular disease and facing life as an immobile, deeply isolated and depressed,… Read More »

From Foster Care to Millionaire by Cody McLain

A book review of From Foster Care to Millionaire: a Young Entrepreneur’s Journey of Success, Failure and Triumph by Cody McLain Stars: ***** Cody McLain (2018) Business/Memoir/Aspergers 330 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Cody’s story offers all the components you’d… Read More »

Space of Love

Space of Love: Understanding the Power of Thought and Wisdom in Living with Autism by Gayle Nobel Stars: *** Nite Owl Books (2018) Self-Help Books/Motivational/Disabilities 148 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: For people living with a child or adult with… Read More »

Funny You Don’t Look Autistic

Funny You Don’t Look Autistic: A Comedian’s Guide to Life on the Spectrum by Michael McCreary Stars: **** Annick Press (2019) Teen Nonfiction/Autism 176 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Like many others on the autism spectrum, 20-something stand-up comic Michael… Read More »

Chicken Soup Books That Are Less Humourous and More Serious

Looking for a more serious Chicken Soup for the Soul book? Try one of these titles for the times when you are looking for inspirational and moving stories more than humourous ones. CSS: Raising Kids on the Spectrum: 101 Inspirational Stories for Parents of Children with Autism and Aspergers by Dr. Rebecca Land of the… Read More »

Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism & Point to Happy: a book for kids on the autism spectrum

© Flickr User BLW Photography Today concluded Autism Awareness Month (and April) and I wanted to squeeze in these two books that I only recently was sent. I have always been interested in Autism, although I’m not sure exactly why. None of my family or friends are autistic or have autistic children. I have met… Read More »

A Child’s Journey Out of Autism by Leeann Whiffen

A Child’s Journey Out of Autism: One Family’s Story of Living in Hope and Finding a Cure by Leeann Whiffen Stars: ***** Sourcebooks (2009) 339 pages Memoir/Special Needs Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: When Clay Whiffen was diagnosed on the autism spectrum, his parents didn’t know where to turn. They refused to believe… Read More »