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The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism 2014-10-15

A rare road map into the world of severe autism.

  1. WolfSpirit
    WolfSpirit
    3/5,
    Version: 2014-10-15
    Maybe it's just me, but I was just bored with this book. I guess I just couldn't relate well enough to his experiences. I know may people have found this to be very enlightening, so I didn't want to rate it too low, but I just don't get why it is so popular
  2. Coupe
    Coupe
    5/5,
    Version: 2014-10-15
    I loved Naoki Higashida's "The Reason I Jump." Naoki's memoir is full of insight, a lot of which hit home for me. It is also worth mentioning that Naoki also makes an appearance in "Wretches and Jabberers," a travel documentary by disability advocates Larry Bissonnette and Tracey Thresher. I also found the book's artwork quite compelling. I look forward to further installments by Naoki in the future...this young man, among many others, is a valuable voice in the autistic/disability community/movement. :)