Like many others on the autism spectrum,something stand up comic Michael McCreary has been told bythan a few well meaning folks that he doesn t look autistic But, as he s 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 into something empowering and funny He scored his first stand up gig at ageand hasn t looked backThis unique and hilarious OwnVoices memoir breaks down what it s like to live with autism for readers on and off the spectrum Funny, You Don t Look Autistic is an invaluable and compelling listen for young readers with ASD looking for voices to relate to as well as for listeners hoping to broaden their understanding of ASD


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