Nobody Nowhere: The Extraordinary Autobiography of an Autistic - Page 45 through 59 Summary & Analysis

Donna Williams
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Page 45 through 59 Summary and Analysis

Donna is frustrated because she always has to catch up with the other kids. She tries to slow her world down in several creative ways by blinking and talking compulsively both help her achieve this. As she nears puberty, Donna becomes increasingly frustrated, violent, and self-destructive. Her teacher is having a lot of disciplinary problems with her. At home, night terrors begin. She has horrid nightmares, which include sleepwalking. Fortunately, Donna's new teacher, Mr. Reynolds, is kind and tries to understand her. He compliments her on what she does well without comparing her to other children.

Mr. Reynolds tells Donna that to pass, she must do well on the final exam since she had not done well during the school year. To everyone's surprise, Donna has the highest score of the girls in the class and only is only...

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