• Title: A Blessing and a Curse: Autism and Me
  • Author: Caiseal Mór
  • ISBN: 9781843105732
  • Page: 137
  • Format: Paperback
  • A Blessing and a Curse Autism and Me His book captures the nostalgic romanticism of the Australian bush in the s but also the height of deep ignorance and the culture of see no evil in which almost all who could and should have chang
    His book captures the nostalgic romanticism of the Australian bush in the 1960s but also the height of deep ignorance and the culture of see no evil in which almost all who could and should have changed things, looked the other way Caiseal s book is as beautiful and magical as it is shocking From the Foreword by Donna WilliamsGrowing up in Australia in the 1970s, His book captures the nostalgic romanticism of the Australian bush in the 1960s but also the height of deep ignorance and the culture of see no evil in which almost all who could and should have changed things, looked the other way Caiseal s book is as beautiful and magical as it is shocking From the Foreword by Donna WilliamsGrowing up in Australia in the 1970s, Caiseal M r was labelled retarded and an idiot , and his parents were led to believe that physical punishment could cure his autism.In this courageous and captivating autobiography, M r vividly captures his early experiences of dissociation from his true existence a common reaction by children suffering from repeated abuse and the various personas through which he lived through in his teens and early adulthood the Mahjee, Charles P Puddlejumper, Marco Polo and Chameleon Feeble The rocky path towards discovering his true identity and finally accepting himself takes him on a spiritual pilgrimage via several different countries, once nearly getting caught unwittingly carrying drugs over the Moroccan border forming relationships with people he meets but very often misjudges to the revelation the awakening of love and acceptance.

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    1. Finally another autism/"DID" account worth reading.Australian fantasy writer and long time friend of Donna Williams, Caiseal Mor, has come out of the Autism Spectrum closet, with his newly published autobiography, A Blessing and a Curse: Autism and Me.Caiseal grew up in rural Queensland in the 1960s, when virtually nothing was known about autism out here. Misdiagnosed multiple times, he was also severely physically abused by his parents with the sanction of the local doctor, to try to "cure" him [...]

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