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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 16 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book How To Be Autistic by Charlotte Amelia Poe
    How To Be Autistic - by Charlotte Amelia Poe

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912408320 | ISBN 10: 1912408325

    An urgent, funny, shocking, and impassioned memoir by the winner of the Spectrum Art Prize 2018, How To Be Autistic by Charlotte Amelia Poe presents the rarely shown point of view of someone living with autism.  Poe’s voice is confident, moving ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability, and Other Reasons to Fall in Love With Me by Keah Brown
    The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability, and Other Reasons to Fall in Love With Me - by Keah Brown

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781982100544 | ISBN 10: 1982100540

    From the disability rights advocate and creator of the #DisabledAndCute viral campaign, a thoughtful, inspiring, and charming collection of essays exploring what it means to be black and disabled in a mostly able-bodied white America.  Keah Brown ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism by Barb Cook and Dr Michelle Garnett
    Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism - by Barb Cook and Dr Michelle Garnett

    £15.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781785924347 | ISBN 10: 1785924346

    Barb Cook and 14 other autistic women describe life from a female autistic perspective, and present empowering, helpful and supportive insights from their personal experience for fellow autistic women. Michelle Garnett's comments validate and expand ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sound: A Story of Hearing Lost and Found by Bella Bathurst
    Sound: A Story of Hearing Lost and Found - by Bella Bathurst

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781781257760 | ISBN 10: 1781257760

    'By the summer of 1998, it had become clear that there was something wrong with my hearing. It didn't happen suddenly but softly, so softly I almost wasn't aware of it happening; sound seemed to have stolen away ...'   For twelve years, Bella ... more

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  • Cover image of book What the **** is Normal?! by Francesca Martinez
    What the **** is Normal?! - by Francesca Martinez

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780753555354 | ISBN 10: 0753555352

    What do you do when youre labelled abnormal in a world obsessed with normality? In a world where wrinkles are practically illegal, going bald is cause for mental breakdown, and women over size ten are encouraged to shoot themselves, what the **** do ... more

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  • Cover image of book Don
    Don't Call Me Inspirational: A Disabled Feminist Talks Back - by Harilyn Rousso

    £17.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781439909379 | ISBN 10: 1439909377

    "I've known Harilyn Rousso as a powerful activist and gifted artist, but with this revelatory book, she becomes something even rarer: a storyteller who conveys her uniqueness and so helps us to discover our own. Don't Call Me Inspirational is irresis ... more

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  • Cover image of book Welcome to Biscuit Land: A Year in the Life of Touretteshero by Jessica Thom
    Welcome to Biscuit Land: A Year in the Life of Touretteshero - by Jessica Thom

    £12.00   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780285641273 | ISBN 10: 0285641271

    It is the hippies of outrageous fortune that weigh heavy on the minds of dogs,  Meet Jess, aka Touretteshero. Jess has Tourettes Syndrome, which means she makes sounds and movements over which she has no control. Jess swears shes one of ab ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Woman Who Thought Too Much: A Memoir by Joanne Limburg
    The Woman Who Thought Too Much: A Memoir - by Joanne Limburg

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781843547037 | ISBN 10: 1843547031

    An intensely honest, riveting and surprisingly witty literary memoir of one woman's life as a sufferer of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.  Joanne Limburg thinks things she doesnt want to think, and does things she doesnt want to do. As a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mean Little Deaf Queer: A Memoir by Terry Galloway
    Mean Little Deaf Queer: A Memoir - by Terry Galloway

    £14.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780807073315 | ISBN 10: 0807073318

    When Terry Galloway was born on Halloween, no one knew that an experimental antibiotic given to her mother had wreaked havoc on her fetal nervous system. After her family moved from Berlin, Germany, to Austin, Texas, hers became a deafening, hallucin ... more

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  • Cover image of book What to Look for in Winter by Candia McWilliam
    What to Look for in Winter - by Candia McWilliam

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099539537 | ISBN 10: 0099539535

    Candia McWilliam had just joined the judging panel of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 2006 when she started to lose her sight. The gradual onset of blindness seemed like an assault especially tailored for someone whose life consisted of reading a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Aspergirls: Empowering Females with Asperger Syndrome by Rudy Simone
    Aspergirls: Empowering Females with Asperger Syndrome - by Rudy Simone

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781849058261 | ISBN 10: 1849058261

    Girls with Asperger's Syndrome are less frequently diagnosed than boys, and even once symptoms have been recognised, help is often not readily available. The image of coping well presented by AS females of any age can often mask difficulties, deficit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Animals in Translation by Temple Grandin
    Animals in Translation - by Temple Grandin

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780747566694 | ISBN 10: 0747566690

    Animals in Translation is the culmination of Temple Grandin's extraordinary life's work, drawing upon the latest research, her distinguished career as an animal scientist, and her own experience of being autistic. With co-author Catherine Johnson, G ... more

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  • Cover image of book Thinking in Pictures - And Other Reports from My Life with Autism by Temple Grandin
    Thinking in Pictures - And Other Reports from My Life with Autism - by Temple Grandin

    £10.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780747585329 | ISBN 10: 0747585326

    The idea that some people think differently, though no less humanly, is explored in this inspiring book.  Temple Grandin is a gifted and successful animal scientist, and she is autistic. Here she tells us what it was like to grow up perceiving t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The World I Live in by Helen Keller, edited and with an introduction by Roger Shattuck
    The World I Live in - by Helen Keller, edited and with an introduction by Roger Shattuck

    £9.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781590170670 | ISBN 10: 1590170679

    Out of print for nearly a century, The World I Live In is Helen Keller's most personal and intellectually adventurous work one that transforms our appreciation of her extraordinary achievements.  Here this preternaturally gifted deaf and blind ... more

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  • Cover image of book Take Up Thy Bed and Walk: Death, Disability and Cure in Classic Fiction for Girls by Lois Keith
    Take Up Thy Bed and Walk: Death, Disability and Cure in Classic Fiction for Girls - by Lois Keith

    £11.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780704346512 | ISBN 10: 0704346516

    'Bow we shall be able to come up here together every day, and just go where we like; and you will be able all your life to walk about as I do, and not be pushed about in a chair ... it is the greatest happiness we could have had!' (from Heidi, Joanna ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nobody Nowhere: The Remarkable Autobiography of an Autistic Girl by Donna Williams
    Nobody Nowhere: The Remarkable Autobiography of an Autistic Girl - by Donna Williams

    £13.99   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9781853027185 | ISBN 10: 1853027189

    Donna Williams was a child with more labels than a jam-jar: deaf, wild, disturbed, stupid, insane... She lived within herself, her own world her foreground, ours a background she only visited. Isolated from herself and from the outside world, Donna w ... more

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