By Jennifer O'Toole
Autism in Heels, an intimate memoir, finds the lady within certainly one of autism?s such a lot widespread figures, Jennifer O'Toole. on the age of thirty-five, Jennifer used to be clinically determined with Asperger's syndrome, and for the 1st time in her existence, issues made feel. Now, Jennifer exposes the consistent fight among rigorously crafted personality and real lifestyles, modifying the autism script with wit, candor, ardour, and gear. Her trip is considered one of reverse-self-discovery not just as an Aspie but--more importantly--as a completely smooth woman.
Beyond being a memoir, Autism in Heels is a love letter to all ladies. It?s a talk starter. A video game changer. And a firsthand account of what it's to stroll in Jennifer's sneakers (especially these iconic crimson stilettos).
Whether it is undesirable perms or physique photo, sexuality or vanity, Jennifer's is as a lot a human trip as one at the spectrum. simply because autism "looks a section diverse in pink," most ladies and girls who healthy the profile usually are not pointed out, dealing with years of avoidable anxiousness, consuming issues, risky relationships, self-harm, and stunted independence. Jennifer has been there, too. Autism in Heels takes that message to the mainstream.
From her personal struggles and self-discovery, she has outfitted an empire of empowerment, inspiring girls across the world to achieve they are not error. they're misunderstood miracles.
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