Travis writes about many of the challenges involved in keeping friendships for him as he overcomes autism related issues and social thinking errors. Friendship is all about communication and studies suggest communication is ninety-three percent non-verbal and only seven percent verbal. In this book you will learn how Travis works with social skills coaches to learn the ninety-three percent of non-verbal communication so that he will be able to better communicate with his friends and have an everlasting meaningful friendship with them.
Travis talks about the many issues that might come up in a friendship. You will learn about sensory issues that can make a person on the autism spectrum uncomfortable in social situations and friendships. You will also learn some useful strategies in helping to motivate someone with Asperger Syndrome or Autism to want to make friends. This is a great first-hand account about what it is like to make and keep friends for someone on the autism spectrum. This is excellent reading for parents of children diagnosed with Autism and professionals who work with those on the autism spectrum.
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About the Author
Travis loves to meet new people and try and learn new things. He has one sister who is younger than he is. He likes to ride roller coasters and visit theme parks all around the Midwest. Travis shares his stories to help others understand what living with mental illness and other disabilities is like to make the world a better place.