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Unmasking Autism by Devon Price, PhD
Unmasking Autism
Devon Price, PhD
Unmasking Autism by Devon Price, PhD

Unmasking Autism

By: Devon Price, PhD

Narrated by: Devon Price, PhD

Length: 9 hours 51 minutes

Abridged: No

A deep dive into the spectrum of Autistic experience and the phenomenon of masked Autism, giving individuals the tools to safely uncover their true selves while broadening society’s narrow understanding of neurodiversity

“A remarkable work that will stand at the forefront of the neurodiversity movement.”—Barry M. Prizant, PhD, CCC-SLP,author of... Read more

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The Future Is Disabled by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha
The Future Is Disabled
Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha
The Future Is Disabled by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

The Future Is Disabled

By: Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

Narrated by: Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

Length: 9 hours 20 minutes

Abridged: No

In The Future Is Disabled, Leah Laksmi Piepzna-Samarasinha asks some provocative questions: What if, in the near future, the majority of people will be disabled—and what if that's not a bad thing? And what if disability justice and disabled wisdom are crucial to creating a future in which it's possible to survive fascism, climate change, and... Read more

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True Biz by Sara Novic
True Biz
Sara Novic
True Biz by Sara Novic

True Biz

By: Sara Novic

Narrated by: Lisa Flanagan & Kaleo Griffith

Length: 10 hours 22 minutes

Abridged: No

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK • A “tender, beautiful and radiantly outraged” (The New York Times Book Review) novel that follows a year of seismic romantic, political, and familial shifts for a teacher and her students at a boarding school for the deaf, from the acclaimed author of Girl at War

“For those who loved the...
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Vision by David S. Tatel
Vision
David S. Tatel
Vision by David S. Tatel

Vision

By: David S. Tatel

Narrated by: John Lescault & David S. Tatel

Length: 10 hours 18 minutes

Abridged: No

A memoir by one of America’s most accomplished public servants and legal thinkers—who spent years denying and working around his blindness, before finally embracing it as an essential part of his identity.

David Tatel has served nearly 30 years on America’s second highest court, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, where many... Read more

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Jubilee by KT Johnston
Jubilee
KT Johnston
Jubilee by KT Johnston

Jubilee

By: KT Johnston

Narrated by: Piper Goodeve

Length: 19 minutes

Abridged: No

Lis Hartel became paralyzed after contracting polio in 1944. Her dreams of riding horses and competing in the sport of dressage were shattered. After months in the hospital, doctors told her she'd never ride again. Lis tried anyway. But how do you stay on a horse without using your legs? How do you give the subtle cues needed in dressage with... Read more

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Being Heumann by  Judith Heumann & Kristen Joiner
Being Heumann
Judith Heumann & Kristen Joiner
Being Heumann by  Judith Heumann & Kristen Joiner

Being Heumann

By: Judith Heumann & Kristen Joiner

Narrated by: Ali Stroker

Length: 6 hours 38 minutes

Abridged: No

Tony-award winning actress Ali Stroker reads the story of Judy Heumann—one of the most influential disability rights activists in US history

A story of fighting to belong in a world that wasn’t built for all of us and of one woman’s activism—from the streets of Brooklyn and San Francisco to inside the halls of Washington—Being Heumann recounts... Read more

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Disfigured by Amanda Leduc
Disfigured
Amanda Leduc
Disfigured by Amanda Leduc

Disfigured

By: Amanda Leduc

Narrated by: Amanda Barker

Length: 8 hours 17 minutes

Abridged: No

Fairy tales shape how we see the world, so what happens when you identify more with the Beast than Beauty? If every disabled character is mocked and mistreated, how does the Beast ever imagine a happily-ever-after? Amanda Leduc looks at fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm to Disney, showing us how they influence our expectations and... Read more

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Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century by Alice Wong
Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century
Alice Wong
Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century by Alice Wong

Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century

By: Alice Wong

Narrated by: Alejandra Ospina & Alice Wong

Length: 8 hours 1 minute

Abridged: No

One in five people in the United States lives with a disability. Some disabilities are visible, others less apparent—but all are underrepresented in media and popular culture. Now, just in time for the thirtieth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, activist Alice Wong brings together this urgent, galvanizing collection of... Read more

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Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly
Hello, Universe
Erin Entrada Kelly
Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly

Hello, Universe

By: Erin Entrada Kelly

Narrated by: Ramon de Ocampo & Amielynn Abellera

Length: 5 hours 17 minutes

Abridged: No

Winner of the Newbery Medal“A charming, intriguingly plotted novel.” —Washington PostAcclaimed and award-winning author Erin Entrada Kelly’s Hello, Universe is a funny and poignant neighborhood story about unexpected friendships.Told from four intertwining points of view—two boys and two girls—the novel celebrates bravery, being different, and... Read more

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Uniquely Human: Updated and Expanded by Barry M. Prizant
Uniquely Human: Updated and Expanded
Barry M. Prizant
Uniquely Human: Updated and Expanded by Barry M. Prizant

Uniquely Human: Updated and Expanded

By: Barry M. Prizant

Narrated by: Barry M. Prizant

Length: 11 hours 48 minutes

Abridged: No

Winner of the Autism Society of America’s Dr. Temple Grandin Award for the Outstanding Literary Work in Autism

A groundbreaking book on autism, by one of the world’s leading experts, who portrays autism as a unique way of being human—this is “required reading....Breathtakingly simple and profoundly positive” (Chicago Tribune).

Autism therapy... Read more

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One Two Three by Laurie Frankel
One Two Three
Laurie Frankel
One Two Three by Laurie Frankel

One Two Three

By: Laurie Frankel

Narrated by: Emma Galvin, Jesse Vilinsky & Rebecca Soler

Length: 15 hours 5 minutes

Abridged: No

"The smart choice of narrators Emma Galvin (One), Jesse Vilinsky (Two), and Rebecca Soler (Three) as the Mitchell triplets is entertaining in addition to their amazing synergy." -- Booklist (starred review)

This program includes a bonus conversation with the author.

From Laurie Frankel, the New York Times bestselling author of This Is How It...
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Spectrum Women by Barb Cook & Michelle Garnett
Spectrum Women
Barb Cook & Michelle Garnett
Spectrum Women by Barb Cook & Michelle Garnett

Spectrum Women

By: Barb Cook & Michelle Garnett

Narrated by: Emily Joyce & Vivien Carter

Length: 9 hours 51 minutes

Abridged: No

Barb Cook and 14 other autistic women describe life from a female autistic perspective, and present empowering, helpful and supportive insights from their personal experience for fellow autistic women. Michelle Garnett's comments validate and expand the experiences described from a clinician's perspective, and provide extensive... Read more

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Women and Girls on the Autism Spectrum, Second Edition by Sarah Hendrickx & Jess Hendrickx
Women and Girls on the Autism Spectrum, Second Edition
Sarah Hendrickx & Jess Hendrickx
Women and Girls on the Autism Spectrum, Second Edition by Sarah Hendrickx & Jess Hendrickx

Women and Girls on the Autism Spectrum, Second Edition

By: Sarah Hendrickx & Jess Hendrickx

Narrated by: Lucie McNeil

Length: 12 hours 17 minutes

Abridged: No

Comprehensive overview of autism in females with lived experience accounts and latest research.

The difference that being female makes to the diagnosis, life and experiences of an autistic person is hugely significant. In this widely expanded second edition, Sarah Hendrickx combines the latest research with personal stories from girls and women... Read more

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A Kind of Spark by Elle McNicoll
A Kind of Spark
Elle McNicoll
A Kind of Spark by Elle McNicoll

A Kind of Spark

By: Elle McNicoll

Narrated by: Katy Townsend

Length: 4 hours 42 minutes

Abridged: No

Perfect for readers of Song for a Whale and Counting by 7s, a neurodivergent girl campaigns for a memorial when she learns that her small Scottish town used to burn witches simply because they were different.

"A must-read for students and adults alike." -School Library Journal, Starred Review
 
Ever since Ms. Murphy told us about the witch trials... Read more

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Obsessed by Allison Britz
Obsessed
Allison Britz
Obsessed by Allison Britz

Obsessed

By: Allison Britz

Narrated by: Emily Ellet

Length: 9 hours 59 minutes

Abridged: No

Until sophomore year of high school, fifteen-year-old Allison Britz lived a comfortable life in an idyllic town. She was a dedicated student with tons of extracurricular activities, friends, and loving parents at home. But after awakening from a vivid nightmare in which she was diagnosed with brain cancer, she was convinced the dream had been a... Read more

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Queerly Autistic by Erin Ekins
Queerly Autistic
Erin Ekins
Queerly Autistic by Erin Ekins

Queerly Autistic

By: Erin Ekins

Narrated by: Erin Ekins

Length: 5 hours 35 minutes

Abridged: No

In this empowering and honest guide for LGBTQIA+ autistic teens, Erin Ekins gives you all the tools you need to figure out and explore your gender identity and sexuality. From coming out to friends and family, staying safe in relationships and practicing safe sex, through to self-care and coping with bullying, being out and about in the LGBTQIA+... Read more

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Get a Grip, Vivy Cohen! by Sarah Kapit
Get a Grip, Vivy Cohen!
Sarah Kapit
Get a Grip, Vivy Cohen! by Sarah Kapit

Get a Grip, Vivy Cohen!

By: Sarah Kapit

Narrated by: Cassandra Morris & JD Jackson

Length: 6 hours 24 minutes

Abridged: No

In this perfectly pitched novel-in-letters, autistic eleven-year-old Vivy Cohen won't let anything stop her from playing baseball--not when she has a major-league star as her pen pal.

Vivy Cohen is determined. She's had enough of playing catch in the park. She's ready to pitch for a real baseball team.

But Vivy's mom is worried about Vivy being... Read more

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How Not to Fit In by Jess Joy & Charlotte Mia
How Not to Fit In
Jess Joy & Charlotte Mia
How Not to Fit In by Jess Joy & Charlotte Mia

How Not to Fit In

By: Jess Joy & Charlotte Mia

Narrated by: Emily Essery

Length: 7 hours 5 minutes

Abridged: No

’The lack of information around how ADHD and autism shows up in adults means that many of us have been assuming we were anxious, not working hard enough, or just entirely failing altogether.’ – Jess Joy and Charlotte Mia Written by two late-diagnosed neurodivergent women... Read more

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The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome by Dr Anthony Attwood
The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome
Dr Anthony Attwood
The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome by Dr Anthony Attwood

The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome

By: Dr Anthony Attwood

Narrated by: Dr Anthony Attwood & John Sackville

Length: 18 hours 27 minutes

Abridged: No

The Asperger's Syndrome Bible for parents and professionals, newly updated with an introduction explaining the DSM-5

The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome is the definitive handbook for anyone affected by Asperger's syndrome (AS). Now including a new introduction explaining the impact of DSM-5 on the diagnosis and approach to AS, it brings... Read more

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Bookseller pick
Sitting Pretty by Rebekah Taussig
Sitting Pretty
Rebekah Taussig
Sitting Pretty by Rebekah Taussig

Sitting Pretty

By: Rebekah Taussig

Narrated by: Rebekah Taussig

Length: 7 hours 33 minutes

Abridged: No

A memoir-in-essays from disability advocate and creator of the Instagram account @sitting_pretty Rebekah Taussig, processing a lifetime of memories to paint a beautiful, nuanced portrait of a body that looks and moves differently than most.Growing up as a paralyzed girl during the 90s and early 2000s, Rebekah Taussig only saw disability depicted... Read more

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Strong Female Character by Fern Brady
Strong Female Character
Fern Brady
Strong Female Character by Fern Brady

Strong Female Character

By: Fern Brady

Narrated by: Fern Brady

Length: 6 hours 43 minutes

Abridged: No

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • “Witty, dry, and gimlet-eyed, this is a necessary corrective in a world where Autistic women are all either written off as quiet and docile, or erased entirely.” —Devon Price, Ph.D., author of Unmasking Autism

Scottish comedian Fern Brady was told she couldn't be autistic because she'd had loads of boyfriends and is...
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The Country of the Blind by Andrew Leland
The Country of the Blind
Andrew Leland
The Country of the Blind by Andrew Leland

The Country of the Blind

By: Andrew Leland

Narrated by: Andrew Leland

Length: 7 hours 47 minutes

Abridged: No

FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE 

Named one of the best books of the year by: THE NEW YORKERTHE WASHINGTON POST THE ATLANTIC • NPR PUBLISHERS WEEKLY • LITHUB

"Fascinating...The great strength of this memoir is its voracious, humble curiosity." - The Atlantic, The 10 Best Books of the Year

A witty, winning, and revelatory personal narrative of...
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The Brave by James Bird
The Brave
James Bird
The Brave by James Bird

The Brave

By: James Bird

Narrated by: Shaun Taylor-Corbett

Length: 9 hours 6 minutes

Abridged: No

Collin can't help himself―he has a unique condition that finds him counting every letter spoken to him. It's a quirk that makes him a prime target for bullies, and a continual frustration to the adults around him, including his father. When Collin asked to leave yet another school, his dad decides to send him to live in Minnesota with the... Read more

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Against Technoableism by Ashley Shew
Against Technoableism
Ashley Shew
Against Technoableism by Ashley Shew

Against Technoableism

By: Ashley Shew

Narrated by: Maria Pendolino

Length: 4 hours 3 minutes

Abridged: No

When Ashley Shew became a self-described "hard-of-hearing chemobrained amputee with Crohn's disease and tinnitus," there was no returning to "normal." Suddenly well-meaning people called her an "inspiration" while grocery shopping or viewed her as a needy recipient of technological wizardry. Most disabled people don't want what the abled assume... Read more

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