The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism - Q31 - Q44 Summary & Analysis

Naoki Higashida
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Higashida says that many people with autism want to eat only a limited number of foods because they need more time to appreciate new tastes. Only the foods they are familiar with are appetizing. He wishes everyone could see the beauty in the world through the eyes of someone with autism. When they see an object, they see details first before the entire image gradually comes into focus. The reason some people with autism wear the same clothes regardless of the season is difficult to explain, but it might be because keeping things the same is reassuring. Time is a difficult concept for people with autism because they worry about what problems they will face in the future and the passage of time cannot be captured on a piece of paper. People with autism find light consoling, but they sometimes flap their...

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