The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism Setting & Symbolism

Naoki Higashida
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Alphabet Grid

The author's mother developed an alphabet grid to help him communicate in writing when it is difficult for him to do so verbally.

Nature

The author describes why nature is so important to people with autism. He says that he considers nature a friend and it helps him keep calm.

Heaven

In the chapter entitled I'm Right Here, fictional character Shun dies and goes to heaven, where he learns to cope with his new reality.

Hands and Bodies

The author writes at length about the way people with autism feel about their hands and bodies, often struggling to control them and feeling as if their souls might become separated from their bodies.

Clothes

Higashida discusses the fact that people with autism often wear the same clothes over and over because they crave familiarity.

Food

Higashida discusses the way people with autism feel about food, often preferring...

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