The poignant, funny, and truly unique observations of a young writer diagnosed with aspergers syndrome. He covers a range of topics in this book including bullying, family. Please join us in celebrating the publication of jesse sapersteins atypical. Life with aspergers author to speak at moa minnpost. He covers a range of topics in this book including bullying, family issues, getting through school, dating, a love of the postal system, and even finding a life. Life with aspergers in 20 chapters posted on april 23, 2014 in autism.
Hobart and william smith colleges saperstein 04 to. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Life with aspergers in 20 chapters will be for sale after his presentation. Read atypical life with aspergers in 20 chapters by jesse a. Told with endearing and unflinching honesty, atypical collects the poignant, funny and truly unique observations of a young writer diagnosed with. Saperstein is the author of two books about aspergers syndrome, an. Along the road to adulthood, he has learned many lessons the hard way. His new book is, getting a life with aspergers lessons learned on the bumpy road to adulthood. Diagnosed with aspergers syndrome, a mild form of autism, jesse has struggled. Jesse strives to put a human face on aspergers to make his readers laugh, empathize, and better understand what it means to see the world through the prism of autism.
Jesse sapersteins books are the brilliant exception, and you should drop whatever youre presently doing, and immediately order both of em. Please be forewarned that you are about to read the. Awardwinning author on the spectrums advice on transition to. Life with aspergers in 20 chapters, life with aspergers in 20 chapters by jesse a saperstein.
Atypical also informs us that jesse saperstein is a wonderful addition to the world of asperger literature. Life with aspergers in 20 chapters jesse saperstein ive had the pleasure of meeting jesse once in the past for a few minutes and all i can say about him is hes a very funny and personable individual. Saperstein is considered one of the most respected leaders in the antibullying movement of his generation. Honest, funny, bristling with ideas and intelligence, jesse a. And mostly, they read like dullwitted middle school textbooks, with authors paid per cliche.
I am very happy that debby feldman miller put this to my attention. Thus begins a memoir only jesse saperstein could write. Life with aspergers in 20 chapters online from australias leading online bookstore. I hope we hear more from jesse saperstein in the future as i found his autobiography, atypical. Jesse saperstein is a bestselling author, autism advocate, and motivational speaker. Life with aspergers in 20 chapters and public presentations, jesse is reducing bullying nationwide. Autism advocate jesse saperstein talks life with asperger. Sapersteins atypical marks the debut of a bright young voice from the aspergers community.
Lessons learned on the bumpy road to adulthood, and more on. This book is a follow up of his bestselling debut book, atypical. Life with aspergers in 20 chapters 2010, in which the author strives to put a human. Though a serious memoir, this book is laughoutloud funny.
Autism speaks staffer and speaker kerry magro sat down with jesse to discuss his new. Lee atypical life with aspergers in 20 chapters por jesse a. Saperstein was diagnosed with aspergers syndrome at age fourteen and is the author of the memoir, atypical. Saperstein is the author of a bestselling memoir, atypical. Praise for getting a life with aspergers jesse sapersteins straightforward, frank advice on the methods he used to make a successful transition to adulthood make this book essential reading for individuals with aspergers or highfunctioning autism. Jesse saperstein on autism advocacy april 4, 2017 interviews autism advocacy, bullying, college, graduate programs, jesse saperstein last week jesse saperstein shared a little about his work with the college experience, a program that helps students with disabilities succeed in college and learn to live independently.
Lessons learned on the bumpy road to adulthood online from our australian bookstore. Life with aspergers in 20 chapters was published by penguin group in april 2010 and drew praise for its. Saperstein is available at in several formats for your ereader. The book was readable, funny in parts, and serious in others. Jesses books, getting a life with aspergers and atypical. Diagnosed at the age of fourteen, jesse has struggled, triumphed, flubbed, soared, educated and inspired. Life with aspergers in 20 chapters an entertaining memoir about both the painful and humorous sides of growing up with aspergers the poignant, funny, and truly unique observations of a young writer diagnosed with aspergers syndrome. Life with asperger s in 20 chapters, which was published by penguin group usa in april 2010. Michael john carley, executive director of the global and regional asperger syndrome partnership grasp and author of aspergers from the inside out. Saperstein atypical blog by jesse saperstein, bestselling author, motivational speaker and autism antibullying advocate. Life with aspergers in 20 chapters, and getting a life with aspergers. Its the perfect second act and lets hope not the last to atypical, his autobiography on life with aspergers syndrome.
Jesse saperstein shares successes for becoming fearless. Jesse saperstein grew up in his familys department store in millerton and graduated from hobart and william smith colleges. Diagnosed with aspergers syndrome, a mild form of autism, jesse has struggled since childhood with many of the hallmark challenges of his conditionfrom social awkwardness and selfdoubt to extreme difficulty with change and managing his emotions. Jesse saperstein is a bestselling author and advocate for autism and the end of bullying. To ask other readers questions about atypical, please sign up. Saperstein, an autism activist and author of atypical. Life with aspergers in 20 chapters, which was published in 2010 by penguin group usa.
Let me know if you can make it and perhaps one of my books will be a nice gift for anyone. Jesse saperstein is a 32yearold man with aspergers syndrome and an antibullying activist. Jesse will read from and sign copies of his new memoir. Assuming that bullying ends jesse saperstein jasons. Getting a life with aspergers book by jesse saperstein. Life with aspergers in 20 chapters paperback apr 6 2010. My two books, atypical and getting a life with aspergers will be on hand along with a plethora of toys and holiday dvds to be screened at my table. Jesse saperstein shares successes for becoming fearless with. Please be forewarned that you are about to read the observations and life lessons of someone who entertains himself by farting in public and conversing in gibberish. I loved jesses fascination with halloween and enjoyed his chapter on his appalachian trail hike. Life with aspergers in 20 chapters covers a number of different experiences faced by jesse saperstein during his lifetime. Thus begins the charming, insightful, and memorable story of jesse saperstein.
Jesse a saperstein the poignant, funny, and truly unique observations of a young writer diagnosed with aspergers syndrome. I appreciated the effort author jesse saperstein made in writing his memoir. Saperstein an autism advocate and popular motivational speaker, jesse a. Lessons learned on the bumpy road to adulthood and atypical. Please be forewarned that you are about to read the observations and life lessons of someone who entertains himself by farting in public and. Life with aspbergers in 20 chapters, was the featured speaker saturday, sept.
Jesse sapersteins books are the brilliant exception, and you should. In addition, he was brought to new york university, where he is going into new york. Jesse sapersteins blog, motivational speaker, antibullying activist, bestselling author and autism advocate. Author, speaker and autism advocate jesse saperstein 04 will return to campus to give a lecture about the strength of individuals on the autism spectrum, as well as the importance of accepting and including people of all unique abilities and characteristics. Jesse takes you through the full gamut of his experience, with. Saperstein knows a lot about living with aspergers. Saperstein, including titles like getting a life with aspergers. The first helps people understand what it is like to have aspergers syndrome and is titled atypical. His descriptions of his thoughts as well as his actions seen through the aspergers atypical lense brought me much insight into the life of a very colorful, vibrant, and talented young man. Life with aspergers in 20 chapters, i was pulled in by the imagery of jesse a. He has also worked hard to understand and make the most of his as developing his keen curiosity and sense of humor, closely observing the world around him, and most of all, helping others with as to better cope and even thrive.
I hope we hear more from jesse saperstein in the future as i found his autobiography, atypical, both an interesting and entertaining read. Jesse will read from and sign copies of his new memoir, atypical. Additional presentations at the april 30 th event will include an overview of ontario arcs services, from transitioning to placement in a meaningful career. No therapistspeak, no watereddown generalities, no filter. Saperstein bottom is seen here filming his skydiving campaign, free falling to end bullying. We were in the same class from middle school up through graduation, said turner. Saperstein, a bestselling author and autism advocate, speaks on acceptance and bully prevention. Im now getting used to traveling to new york city and seeing total strangers holding out.824 890 348 1163 1014 698 1189 981 1451 172 1020 1524 891 1327 1420 462 1190 562 1323 1202 691 1059 630 124 1051 1195 1136 1521 281 1034 842 1487 507 4 1274 493 257 801 518