M is for Autism by @funASDteacher

Book review

Having loved the ‘Girls with Autism’ programme on ITV, I couldn’t resist buying the book ‘M Is For Autism’. I wasn’t disappointed. It’s a fantastic read. In fact, out of all the books on autism I’ve read over the last sixteen years, it’s probably the best.

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The book is honest, it’s sincere, it’s beautifully written and illustrated, and more than anything it’s heartbreakingly real. M’s anxiety shines through the pages. The reader feels her pain and joy, and that of her mother.

If you’ve ever wondered how it feels to be autistic, or to have a child with autism, you should read this book. It will take you less than an hour, it’s a very short read. But the knowledge and understanding it will give you is priceless.

It’s a book that has the power to change the lives of students with autism. I will be teaching it in class this year; I’ll also be sharing it with my daughter. The biggest gift you can give to students with autism is to understand them. This book will help you do that.

So order yourself a new book, make a coffee and take an hour out. Enjoy the read. Then share your book. This is a book everyone needs to read. This book has the power to change things…

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