My So-Called Disorder: Autism, Exploding Trucks, and the Big Daddy of Rock and Roll (Paperback)

My So-Called Disorder: Autism, Exploding Trucks, and the Big Daddy of Rock and Roll By Peter O'Neil Cover Image
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"Being identified as autistic at an advanced age is a revelation-an "aha " moment of the first order. It's like being told, at sixty-five, "But mon ami, you are French You did not know?" Suddenly, and for the very first time, the accent, the beret, the funny car, and your weirdly intense interest in Jerry Lewis all make sense."


Peter O'Neil had just such a "moment" after a forty year legal career, a second marriage, three kids, a granddaughter, seven unusually solitary years of college, and a lifetime of "special interests." O'Neil tells his story with humor and grace, and makes the case that autistic and otherwise neurodivergent people bring different ways of seeing and understanding to the workplace and are valuable and necessary to any human endeavor.
"A valuable and charismatic first-hand contribution to understanding the autistic experience. Peter O'Neil's witty storytelling provides an easy-to-read call to action that bravely advocates for autistic and neurodivergent professionals. O'Neil's exploration of identity emphasizes how autistic individuals can truly thrive when their unique gifts (or quirks) are met with creativity and trust." Laura Sheridan, M.A.Ed. Psychotherapist







Product Details
ISBN: 9798218156985
Publisher: Peter O'Neil
Publication Date: March 20th, 2023
Pages: 300
Language: English