Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes by Jennifer Elder

By Jennifer Elder

Different Like Me introduces kids elderly eight to twelve years to well-known, inspirational figures from the area of technological know-how, artwork, math, literature, philosophy and comedy.

Eight-year-old Quinn, a tender boy with Asperger's Syndrome, tells younger readers concerning the achievements and features of his autism heroes, from Albert Einstein, Dian Fossey and Wassily Kandinsky to Lewis Carroll, Benjamin Banneker and Julia Bowman Robinson, between others. All excel in several fields, yet are united via the truth that they typically came across it tough to slot in-just like Quinn.

totally illustrated in color and written in child-friendly language, this publication may be a superb source for kids, relatively young children with autism, their mom and dad, lecturers, carers and siblings.

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Joseph was also interested in music and dance, and he wrote for dance magazines. But he is best remembered for an art form that he made completely his own. Today, there are many artists still making deep wooden frames holding strange collections of objects. Each one is different, but what they share is the name of the man who made trash into treasures. ” 40 a Hans Christian Andersen b Hans Christian Andersen didn’t fit in in his home town. So when he was just 14, he set out for the big city of Copenhagen.

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