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Ask and Tell: Self-Advocacy and Disclosure for People on the Autism Spectrum
Helps people with autism to effectively self-advocate in their pursuit of independent, productive, and fulfilling lives. This book speaks about the twin issues of self-advocacy and disclosure for people with autism.
Paperback, 196 pages
Published June 15th 2007 by Autism Asperger Publishing Company
(first published July 2004)
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Ask and Tell is an anthology with contributions by six autistic writers. Like most anthologies it’s a bit uneven in both quality and content. However, I got enough out of two of the six chapters for me to recommend it. The chapter titled “Help Me Help Myself: Teaching and Learning” is by far the one I found most useful. Kassianne Sibley lays out a detailed plan for learning self-advocacy. It’s aimed at young people, but the principles and process she outlines can easily be adapted by autistic ad ...more
May 26, 2009 Jay rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: auties, aspies, teachers, parents, advocates, self-advocates
While some chapters spoke more clearly to me than others, together this is an amazing book of practical approaches to teaching and learning self-advocacy skills including disclosure. While much of the material would be appropriate to any disabled person, the writing and references by autistic authors is quite helpful in being able to understand things from an aspie/autie perspective. I recommend it both to people wanting to increase their own skills and to allies wanting to help increase skills. ...more