Category Archives: Book Reviews

National Theatre Live: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Following on from its huge literary success, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time has now been adapted for stage by the National Theatre in London where it is currently being run until October 27th this year. The play … Continue reading

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Book Review and Giveaway – Carly’s Voice

Carly’s Voice is an extraordinary book written by Arthur Fleischmann with contributions from his daughter Carly.  It traces the story of Carly who, at the age of two, was diagnosed with severe autism and apraxia, an oral motor condition that prevented … Continue reading

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Book review – a friend like henry

I came across this book shortly after my son’s diagnosis of ASD in 2008 when we were coming to terms with having an autistic child.  Reading this book proved massively reassuring as I identified with a lot that was written.  It … Continue reading

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Book Review – Finding Out about Asperger Syndrome, High Functioning Autism and PDD

Today I will be looking at Gunilla Gerland’s book ‘Finding Out about Asperger Syndrome, High Functioning Autism and PDD’. This is not a recent addition to autism literature, having being published in 2000, but nevertheless I think this book is … Continue reading

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Book Review – Children and Teenagers with Aspergers

Today I will be reviewing the book ‘Children and Teenagers with Aspergers.  The Journey of Parenting from Birth to Teens’ by Anna Van Der Post et al.  This is not a book written by professionals or those with aspergers.  It … Continue reading

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Book Review – All cats have asperger syndrome

For my book review this weekend, I shall be extending the feline theme on my blog by looking at a book called All cats have asperger syndrome by Kathy Hoopmann.  Though the book has been around for a number of years, … Continue reading

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A new feature for my blog

I will be introducing a new feature for my blog called The Weekend Book Review in which I will review a book or ebook every weekend.  As an avid reader ever since childhood, I am looking forward to doing this as … Continue reading

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