This book was not what I was expecting.
When we first told the boys about autism, we framed it as a brain that works differently than most people that comes with Super Powers that others do not have. So when someone recommended in a group a book that says pretty much the same thing, I knew I had to have it. This book... Continue Reading →
Quick synopsis: autistic woman writes a script for a Star Trek writing contest and has to take it personally instead of mailing it because her sister is self centered and unsupportive.
If you have a martyr complex, then I suppose In A Different Key may appeal to you. If you have dignity and believe in the dignity of all people, including autistics, read NeuroTribes.
I was pleasantly surprised and while not perfect, in contrast to Social Skills, it is worth your time.