Chapter One: To Start
This is where you are right now! Chapter One is about the book and who it is for, and talks about how to use the book.
Chapter Two: All About Autism
Chapter Two tells you more about what autism means. It talks about things autistic people experience and what autistic people need.
Chapter Three: Who Can be Autistic?
Chapter Three talks about who can be autistic. Autistic people can have other disabilities besides autism, and this chapter also talks about those disabilities.
Chapter Four: Autism Facts
Chapter Four answers some questions about autism. It tells you the facts about autism, along with some wrong ideas people have about autism.
Chapter Five: Autism and Disability
Chapter Five talks about what disability and The idea that humans have all kinds of brains. There is no such thing as a “normal” brain. means. It shows why disability and neurodiversity are important.
Chapter Six: Standing up for yourself so you get what you need. and the When people with intellectual and developmental disabilities fight for our rights. It is a part of the disability rights movement.
Chapter Six talks about self-advocacy. It says what self-advocacy means, and tells you who can be a self-advocate. It also talks about the self-advocacy movement, and gives you tips about how to be a self-advocate.
Chapter Seven: Know Your Rights
Chapter Seven talks about disability rights in the United States. It shows the rights of autistic and disabled people.
Chapter Eight: Finding And Making Autistic Community
Chapter Eight talks about the autistic community. It says what autistic community is, and tells you where you might find autistic community. It also talks about who is left out from autistic community, and gives tips about how we can make sure nobody is left out.
Chapter Nine: Being An Ally
Chapter Nine is all about Non-autistic people who want to help autistic people. All sorts of people can be allies.. It gives some advice about how to help autistic people. Even autistic people might find this chapter helpful, since it can be useful to help other autistic people!