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The Reason I Jump  free pdf The No. 1 Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller. Written by Naoki Higishida when he was only thirteen, this remarkable book explains the often baffling behaviour of autistic children and shows the way they think and feel - such as about the people around them, time and beauty, noise, and themselves. Naoki abundantly proves that autistic people do possess imagination, humour and empathy, but also makes clear, with great poignancy, how badly they need our compassion, patience and understanding. David Mitchell and his wife have translated Naoki's book so that it might help others dealing with autism, and generally illuminate a little-understood condition. Like The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, it gives us an exceptional chance to enter the mind of another and see the world from a strange and fascinating perspective.

About Naoki Higashida

Naoki Higashida was born in Kimitsu, Japan in 1992. He was diagnosed with autism in 1998 and subsequently attended a school for students with special needs, then (by correspondence) Atmark Cosmopolitan High School, graduating in 2011. He is the author of several books published in Japan, and maintains a regular blog. Despite his severe communicative challenges, Higashida gives presentations about life on the autistic spectrum throughout Japan, and works to raise autism awareness. He appeared in a documentary, Wretches and Jabberers, which can be found at www.wretchesandjabberers.org. The Reason I Jump was first published in Japan in 2006.

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Author : Naoki Higashida
Publisher : Sceptre
Data Published : 01 July 2013
ISBN : 1444779885
EAN : 9781444779882
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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