What I Want to Talk about: How Autistic Special Interests Shape a Life (Paperback)
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'This book isn't a memoir. It is a love letter to the phenomenon of autistic hyperfixation.'In What I Want to Talk About popular autism advocate Pete Wharmby takes readers on a journey through his special interests, illuminating the challenges of autistic experience along the way. Funny, revealing, celebratory and powerful in equal measure, this is a book that will resonate with many, and which should be required reading for anyone who wants to understand autism with more accuracy and empathy.
About the Author
Pete Wharmby trained as an English teacher and now works as a writer, speaker and autism advocate. Pete was diagnosed autistic as an adult and he is focused on increasing awareness and understanding of the condition. He has spoken nationally, including at the National Autistic Society Professional Conference, and lives in the UK.