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Book Review – The Reason I jump

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Book Review – The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism by Naoki Higashida,
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 The Reason I jump is an incredible read and one I always recommend to new families after a diagnosis, who are desperate to immerse themselves into understanding more about an autistic mindset.

Naoki taught himself to use an alphabet grid and create a form of communication, in this book he  answers a series of questions addressing topics such as eye contact, running/competitions, and provides insightful and personal answers to a range of questions to reveal a window into his mindset, which a lot of parents and autistics may appreciate.
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‚ÄčThis book was SO important for me on my path parenting my own autistic child, and gave me incredibly insight into a different way around so many aspects of life.
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‚ÄčI understand the book has also been made into a film (I have yet to watch this, but would love to hear if you have, and how the two media forms compare)
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If you haven’t read it yet, we urge you to pick up a copy – it is available here via amazon – https://amzn.to/3saOgSd
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‚ÄčIt is honestly a book you can tear through and hyperfocus in a weekend –  it is absolutely one of my favourite resources for autistic families!  
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#spectrumadventures #camplibrary #autismreads #autismawareness #thereasonijump
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