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|Title/Series:||Paula's Journal: Surviving Autism||Publication Year:||2012|
|Author:||Stephanie R. Marks||Format:||Paperback|
|Come look at the world through Paula's eyes. Paula is autistic and non-verbal. She is a musician and a poet. She is caring and loving and very autistic.Paula's Journal does not explain why autism happens. You will not find a cure within these pages. What this book will do is give you a better understanding of what it's like to live with autism day in and day out, with no escape.This book will make you laugh and cry and look at everyone you meet in a new way. Come walk through life with a passionate, humorous, poetic and intelligent woman. Paula has the power to show you a new and wondrous world. She is autistic and non-verbal yet so articulate she can make you laugh out-loud and then cry your eyes out. If Paula's Journal does not grab your heart within just a few pages, you have no soul.The short daily journal entries give you a unique insight into Paula's world and a better understanding of autism and what it is like to walk beside you in life and yet separated. This is not a book about autism. It is about how an autistic woman sees her life, her family, her surroundings, her faith, and the goodness and cruelty of others. It is not written by a professional, parent, or observer. It is a book written by a woman with autism showing you her world from the inside out. Author, Stephanie Marks, writes from experience. She is autistic and non-verbal. She shares her life experience with you in a fictional biography. Details maybe fictional but Paula's thoughts and feelings are the author's. Paula takes you into the world of autism, panic attacks, no spoken words, and discrimination. Paula also takes you into places where you recognize as your own and know you have felt the same way she does. She is a poet. Her words will take you places you have never been before.No one can read this book and not be changed. Have you heard the inside story?How many books have you read about autism that were written by a person diagnosed with autism?This is what makes my book, Paula's Journal, unique.Paula's Journal does not explain why autism happens. You will not find a cure within these pages. What my book will do is give the reader a better understanding of what it's like to live with autism day in and day out, with no escape.I invite you to look at the world through my eyes. After you do, you might not look at autism in the same way, ever again.Stephanie R. Marks I invite you to look at the world through my eyes. After you do, you might not look at autism in the same way, ever again.How many books have you read about autism that were written by a person diagnosed with autism?This is what makes my book, Paula's Journal, unique.Paula's Journal does not explain why autism happens. You will not find a cure within these pages. What my book will do is give the reader a better understanding of what it's like to live with autism day in and day out, with no escape.Stephanie R. Marks Paula's Journal: Surviving Autism is an amazing window into the life of a young woman with Autism. The short daily journal entries give readers a better understanding of how Paula interprets her world and how others can better understand Autism. Some journal entries are so poignant they make the reader tear up and others are so humorous the reader will laugh out loud. This is a must read for anyone who wants to know more about Autism from the personal perspective.|
|eBay Product ID (ePID)||117351648|
|Author||Stephanie R. Marks|
|Number Of Pages||118 pages|
|Publisher||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform|
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