Travis Breeding’s Autism Lifetime Audio Book Club
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Join Travis’ audio book club as he opens his heart and shares his experiences of living with autism. This is only his experience but he hopes that it will provide a perspective that helps people understand what someone with autism goes through.
Get all of Travis’ audio books on autism for one low price of $9.99. You’ll get over 20 different titles that are currently published to listen to. This is well over 100 hours of audio to listen to as you drive or in your home.
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I am a child, Just Like You
Ever wonder what it was like to be a child with Asperger’s syndrome? Whether you or a friend has been diagnosed, this all-new interactive book is an excellent resource to understand what life with Asperger’s is like. Explore life through the eyes of a child with Asperger’s. Mason tries to understand the world around him and finds his own self worth in being different. Great book for encouraging self esteem development and for education of peers.
Audio Sample I am a child, Just Like You
Autism Sensory Overloaded By Emotions
Have you ever felt overwhelmed by a sensual experience? Imagine magnifying that times 100. That is reality for many on the autism spectrum. This book talks about how people with autism balance sensory input issues with socializing and following unwritten social rules in the real world. The author examines how people with autism have physical and emotional sensory experiences throughout their life.Travis explains how physical sensations interfere with his ability to process social situations. He wonders if autism is not more of a sensory disorder than it is a social disorder. Is it possible that sensory experiences interfere with the ability to conceptualize and interpret social situations? You will learn the author’s opinion on this subject as well as begin to learn how he balances sensory input issues with following the unwritten social rules of the world.Travis explains how he feels overwhelmed sensory wise by other people’s emotions. He feels other people’s emotions sometimes more than his own. This can cause him to over react in responding to the emotions of his friends. Sometimes Travis’ response to comfort someone is over the top to them because he is experiencing their emotion more magnified or dramatic than they are.Emotions are all about context. Emotions are also a spectrum just like autism. There can be high functioning and low functioning emotions. It is important to understand the context of each emotion another person must match the context of your emotional response and then match that context with your social response. Travis tells how he tries to learn to match context functioning levels of his friend’s emotions with his in this informative book.If someone with autism seems socially awkward it may be that they are having a sensory input experience that is preventing them from being proper socially. Often the sensory overload shuts down the social part of the brain preventing people with autism from accessing skills that they might have. The trick is to learn how to eliminate sensory barriers that prevent you from being successful in social relationships. This book is the author’s experience with experiencing and relating to other people’s emotions as someone on the autism spectrum.
Autism Fixations, Obsessions and Special Interest
This book breaks down the similarities and differences between Autism fixations, obsessions, and special interests. Travis shares his opinions on how the fixations and obsessions battle against the special interest. The negative against the positive. Travis feels he has greater control over what his special interest than what he fixates on. Travis works hard to eliminate the negative fixations. Travis explains what makes a fixation unhealthy for him. He is constantly balancing healthy fixations with positive special interests. His goal is to make sure the positive special interests win out over the negative fixations. There are occasions where a fixation can be positive if someone is focused on a positive thing but most of the time fixations affect how intently you are focused on something and make the object of your focus become an unhealthy obsession. Travis shows the reader how to use mindfulness and cognitive behavior therapy to challenge the fixations that are unhealthy by redirecting his thought process to special interests that are healthy for him. Travis says it is all about learning how to use positive energy to focus your attention to avoid the negative energy of the fixation that forms in his brain. In this book Travis tells you all about special interests, obsessions, and fixations and teaches you how to interact with each of them. If you love someone with autism this is a great book to read to gain a better understanding of who a person with autism is and what their fixations, obsessions, and special interests mean to them.
Beating the Aspie Blues
66 percent of people with Asperger’s Syndrome contemplate suicide due to depression. Travis shares his story of how he beats the depression of AS by learning to stay true to himself and build confidence in having autism. Learn how Travis tries to let his aspie traits ring loud and proud as he builds friendships and relationships with other people all while creating the happiness he truly deserves.Once Travis thought he had to mask or hide his autism in order to fit in and make friends. Today Travis wants his autism to shine through so that other can see how awesome he is. This was a very hard mindset to develop and something that he still struggles with to this day. None the less Travis is much happier when he embraces his autism and isn’t focused on trying to learn social skills.In this book you’ll learn how Travis gave up on social skills coaching in order to be his true aspie self. Read along as he shares his battle with depression and suicide along with how he has coped and overcome some very negative feelings and turned them into positive feelings. It will always be a never ending journey for Travis with depression but by embracing autism he is slowly becoming less depressed and enjoying some true happiness. In this book Travis tries to show the reader how he overcomes depression in order to be happy and successful living with Asperger Syndrome.
A Super Anxious Aspie
Travis talks about being autistic and having extreme anxiety. He shares how trying to mask his autism for so many years created anxiety and paranoia that left everlasting mental health impacts on him. Travis gives the reader examples of how he copes and overcomes anxiety while providing tips and strategies for managing your anxiety. This is a great tool for autistic people to have in their lives.Masking who he was and hiding his autism from others was a copping skill Travis learned by accident. Now he is on a mission to unmask his autism and show everyone his authentic autistic self. He shares how he spent years doing things he didn’t enjoy to please others. He also did those things because he had convinced himself that was the only way to happiness and true friendship.This is a book of self-realization on behalf of someone with Asperger’s Syndrome. Travis sees the real value of who he is and his autism. He no longer avoids bringing autism to the table when meeting anyone, it is one of the first things they hear about. Read along as Travis builds his self-esteem and encourage other autistic people to do the same along with him.
Escaping into my Imagination book 1
Travis shares extreme detail in how he escapes into his imagination to create a make-believe world that serves him great purpose in coping with the confusing social world. Escaping into imagination is an excellent tool that he uses to thrive with autism and be successful in life. Learn the ins and outs of his make-believe world. You will also learn the pros and cons of having a make-believe world. Escape into Imagination can be a thriving tool for autistic people that gets us through each day. Travis escapes into his imagination to create his make-believe world when he is feeling overwhelmed with sensory input and the social environment. He uses his make believe world to excel as a trombonist and an author. His make-believe world has served a great purpose for creating and enhancing his special interest talents in the real world. Travis shares the positive and the negative of the make-believe world. He says escaping into imagination and creating a make-believe world can go one of two ways. It can either enhance and improve your experience in the real world and make you more successful in life or an autistic person can become so lost in the make-believe world they lose a desire to engage in the real world. In book I in the series of Escaping into My Imagination Travis shares his personal experiences with escaping into his imagination and creating a make-believe world that has helped him thrive to find success in a real world he does not understand and a world that does not understand him.
Escaping into my Imagination Book 2
Travis goes off to college with the wildest imagination ever. Escaping into his imagination to help him thrive with autism carried him through high school. Will it carry him through college? Learn how Travis escaped into his imagination in college to create the social relationships he desired. Would he be able to turn the relationships in his make-believe world into a reality in the real world?Over the summer of 2004 Travis met the woman of his dreams, Christy. Christy is a clarinet player who had a half hour conversation at freshman orientation at Indiana University over the summer. Travis instantly feel for her and escaped into his wild imagination to create the magical relationship he has always wanted. Now he tries to build the courage to make his make-believe world a reality by pursuing and courting Christy in college. A shy awkward man, who would later be diagnosed as having Asperger Syndrome, Travis practices his approach to talking to Christy by escaping into his imagination and creating a make-believe world where he is successful at getting her to like him. He tries to memorize the scripts he creates in his make-believe world and bring them to life in the real world. Will Christy be accepting of Travis’ courtship or will she turn him down leaving him devastated?
Making Sense of My Feelings as a Teen with Autism Going through Puberty
In this book I express my feelings I had during my teenage years as a teen with autism. Watching other kids go through puberty and begin interacting with the opposite sex in different ways than I knew or understood was very frustrating. It is my goal that this book helps you prepare other children for the teenagers years and puberty.Puberty is tough to deal with for anyone. Throwing Autism into the mix only made things more confusing for me. I needed more clarity on what was going on with my body. I sought out answers on my own because no one talked to me about it in ways I understood. This is an important issue I feel needs addressed with more intensity in the Autism community. I hope this book can be a helpful tool in helping us do just that.
Autism Aggression at Puberty
Puberty is a confusing time for autistic people leaving those who love and support them baffled by their actions. This book explains some of the reasons for aggressive behaviors during puberty and talks about how to sooth and comfort the autistic teen as their body is changing along with their emotions. This book gives you the social tools needed to help your loved one breeze through puberty with grace and dignity. If you have ever wondered what it feels like to be confused by the world around you then imagine yourself in the shoes of an autistic twelve year old going from elementary school to middle school. All of a sudden you are experiencing puberty. Your body and emotions are changing but so are the social rules at school. Socializing is no longer playing tag with each other on the playground. It is now about having small talk and connecting with conversation. It is now a game of popularity and you are unsure how to play the game. Read this book to see how an autistic man coped with the ever changing environment in middle school along with his changing body and emotions. The author shares tips for how to prepare autistic teens in advance for puberty and the best ways to help them understand their ever changing feelings and mood swings. It will also touch on aggression and explain why the autistic teen is more on edge during puberty. If you have a loved one on the spectrum going through puberty or you support an autistic teen in your career, this book is for you. It will guide you in guiding the autistic teen through the challenges they face in making it through puberty.
Preparing for Your Future with Autism
Are you autistic? Are you a parent to an autistic child? Do you support autistic people as a career? This book is for you. This is a comprehensive guidebook into autism. The autistic author has lived through many experiences with ASD including anxiety, depression, psychosis, paranoia, and suicide ideation. This book will help get you through all the ups and downs of autism with grace and a smile.This book takes a look at how to build self-esteem for the autistic child, autistic adult, and parents of children on the spectrum. No one is left behind as the authors sees the importance in challenging everyone to challenge their belief system about Autism Spectrum Disorder. You will learn useful tips for challenging negative beliefs and replacing them with more positive beliefs about autism. Another aspect the author focuses on is how to survive in an autism community that has such differing viewpoints and outlooks for autism. This book will take you through depression, anxiety, psychosis, and paranoia by providing first-hand examples from the author’s life where he overcame all of those scenarios to live a successful, loving, and happy life. The author says there’s no situation with autism we can’t beat, if we stick together and help each other along the way. This book is full of tips and strategies to help you win at autism and succeed in life. Whether you are autistic, a parent to an autistic child, or a caregiver or support worker for an autistic person you will benefit from reading this comprehensive guidebook on ASD as it will prepare you for making the choices to live happily with Autism in your life.
Something makes Travis Breeding different than everyone else. But it isn’t what most people he’s met think it is. Travis Breeding has never been like others. Growing up, he noticed some of the differenceshe had a bed-wetting issue; he had difficulty with fine motor skills; he became obsessed with his special interest, trombone; and most troubling for him, he had trouble making friends. He just couldn’t seem to fit in with anyone and didn’t understand how socializing worked. He couldn’t understand why people didn’t like him. Why did everyone think he was so weird or creepy or psycho? Was he? Travis hit a low point in his college days and began making suicide attempts. When he finally learned he has Asperger’s, it wasn’t quite the solution he longed for. He didn’t want to accept it. But once he embraced it, he realized he could begin making changes that could someday lead to living the life he wantsone that includes a family and good friends. And even more, he could help others just like him. Now Travis is on a mission to help us all understand what Asperger’s is and how we can help those around us who seem a little, or a lot, different. With a combination of personal experiences, information about Asperger’s and the autism spectrum, and Travis’s observations and advice, I Want to be Like You proves to be a perfect tool to help readers who are on the spectrum, are helping someone on the spectrum, or just want to understand what this relatively new diagnosis is to bridge the gap between autistic and neurotypical individuals.
Confessions from a Former Aspie Stalker
Has something ever seemed a bit off about someone you met? Have you considered they might have Asperger Syndrome? This book is full of confessions from a former stalker who has Asperger Syndrome. The author explains his thinking and reasoning behind what he thinks is logical behavior that women think is creepy. Learn how a man with Asperger syndrome perceives the social world he interacts with.This book will give the reader insight into how someone with Asperger Syndrome processes advanced social situations like dating and relationships. The author shares an honest and heartwarming account of his experiences trying to date women. This is one of the most in depth books you will find about Asperger Syndrome, dating, relationships, and sexuality.Travis introduces the reader to the grey areas of socializing that seem to make perfect sense for others that appear blurry, jumbled, and confused for him. Learn how his black and white thinking has landed him in some dicey situations with women and with the law. This book will bridge the gap in understanding of people with Asperger’s and Neurotypicals in social relationships. In this first hand account of a life with Asperger’s Syndrome Travis shares how his thoughts, feelings, and emotions toward dating are processed and shown through his social skills. He shares his challenges and struggles with dating and even shares some successes he has had with women while trying to get to know them. This is a great book for anyone wanting to learn what it might be like to try and date as someone with Asperger’s Syndrome.
Autism, Anxiety, Depression, and Paranoia
This is a very thorough look at Autism from all angles. This audiobook addresses anxiety, depression, psychosis, and paranoia. These are secondary issues that can affect people with autism. Travis provides real-life examples from his life and talks about how anxiety, depression, psychosis, and paranoia coincide with autism to present a unique challenge and opportunity in his life. Travis breaks it down and describes each secondary symptom of Autism in this amazing audiobook. Travis explains how anxiety from social situations and life in general has triggered psychosis and paranoia. Travis experiences hallucinations and delusional thinking from time to time. He must try to stay grounded and try to minimize his anxiety. He also explains how anxiety can trigger depression. He continues to explain how his perseverative thinking causes him to obsess over his depression turning it into an unwanted special interest. Travis also explains how he has tried to mask his autism to fit into a society that doesn’t sometimes doesn’t understand him. Masking or hiding autism comes with a price because it creates an added layer of anxiety in trying to be someone you aren’t constantly. This added anxiety can lead to increased depression and paranoia. Travis gives tips for increasing self-esteem for autistic people while staying true to themselves and who they are. Travis preaches that you can create your own happiness when you stop masking to please others and embrace the autistic self. This audiobook is an in-depth look at how the secondary co-morbid issues of anxiety, depression, psychosis, and paranoia all interact with one another to work with autism. This is an amazing tool to help autistic people with co-morbid mental health issues. It is an even better tool in helping people who love and work with autistic people understand what they go through on a daily basis.
My Aspie Special Interest is My Best Friend
Learn how some of Travis’ special interests with Asperger Syndrome quickly became his best friends who helped him cope through times of loneliness, sadness, and depression from social isolation. This book examines the role of the special interest for someone with autism and gives useful tips on how to understand a special interest and what it means. Learn about Travis’ special interests here as you read. Travis shares how special interests modify over time. What started as an interest in toys like Thomas the Train turned into an interest in sports. Then as he got older he started playing trombone and joined the band in school. This quickly became a special interest to him. As Travis got older he developed more complex special interests that ranged from sexuality to a specific special interest in another person. In this book Travis explains how the special interests and his ability to escape into imagination and create a make-believe world helped him cope with school. Travis wanted everyone to know about his special interests but sometimes it was inappropriate to tell people. This book also shares about the similarities and differences between a special interest, an Autism fixation, and obsessions. If you are wanting to learn more about what the special interest means to someone on the Autism Spectrum this is a great book to add to your collection. Not only will you learn a lot about special interests but you will also see their role in social relationships and how they help blossom and maintain friendships. Sometimes special interests are inappropriate and need modified into something more appropriate. Travis talks about how he modifies some of his special interests into more appropriate ones and gives some ideas on how to do so successfully. If you have ever wondered why your child or someone you know with autism seems obsessively interested in something read this book to learn more about why this could be.
Autism Intermediate Social Thinking
Social thinking is a huge component of socializing and emotionally connecting with other people. To relate to others, we must interpret what they are thinking, feeling, and trying to communicate. Social skills are perhaps one of the most important and complex parts to social interaction. Social skill is the social thinking part that enables us to interpret and understand the hidden meaning behind what others are trying to communicate with us. This book will show you how Travis has taught himself how to read and analyze the social context behind social communication with social thinking. This has allowed him to learn a bit more about the hidden meaning behind some forms of communication and understand what others are trying to communicate with him. This is an intermediate guide to social thinking and learning how to understand and process the social context around us in the world. Travis takes the listener inside his brain to explain how he processes social and emotional information to form a better hypothesis of what others are trying to communicate with him.
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