Like many others on the autism spectrum,something stand up comic Michael McCreary has been told bythan a few well meaning folks that he doesnt look autistic But, as hes quick to point out in this memoir, autism looks different for just about everyone with Autism Spectrum Disorder ASDDiagnosed with ASD at age five, McCreary got hit with the performance bug not much later During a difficult time in junior high, he started journaling, eventually turning his pain e into something empoweringand funny He scored his first stand up gig at age , and hasn t looked backThis unique and hilarious OwnVoices memoir breaks down what its like to live with autism for readers on and off the spectrum Candid scenes from McCreary s life are broken up with funny visuals and factual asides Funny, You Dont Look Autistic is an invaluable and compelling read for young readers with ASD looking for voices to relate to, as well as for readers hoping to broaden their understanding of ASD


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