The Power of Embracing Our Hidden Neurodiversity
From social psychologist Dr. Devon Price, a conversational, stirring call to ';a better, more human way to live' (Cal Newport, New York Times bestselling author) that examines the ';laziness lie'which falsely tells us we are not working or learnin...
'Reading this felt like being at home - I didn't realise how much I masked. What an incredible book that I know will be re-read many times over. * Dr Camilla Pang, author of Explaining Humans * 'Unmasking Autism is at once a most deeply personal and scholarly account of the damage caused by autistic (and all) people leading masked lives, and how unmasking is essential to creating a self-determined, authentic life... This is a remarkable work that will stand at the forefront of the neurodiversity movement' * Dr Barry M. Prizant, author of Uniquely Human * "Price's accessible and compassionate writing shines, and readers will feel encouraged to embrace a new understanding of themselves. Its potential to help masked autistic adults, especially those from systemically marginalized backgrounds, makes this book essential for most collections."-Library Journal 'An essential roadmap for autistic people to be themselves' * NPR * Outstanding * Fern Brady, comedian and author of 'Strong Female Character' *
Devon Price, Ph.D. is a social psychologist, professor, author and proud Autistic person. His writing has appeared in outlets such as the Financial Times, HuffPost, Slate, Jacobin, Business Insider, LitHub and on PBS and NPR. Price is also the author of Laziness Does Not Exist (S&S). He lives in Chicago, where he serves as Assistant Professor at Loyola University Chicago's School of Continuing and Professional Studies.