Like severa others on the autism spectrum, 20-something stand-up comic Michael McCreary has been asked by more than a few well-meaning folks that he doesn ’ t “ ook ” autistic. But, as he ’ s quick to point out in this book, autism “ looks ” different for just about veryone with Autism Spectrum Disorder ( ASD).
Diagnosed with ASD at age five, McCreary got hit with the performance bug not much later. During thi difficult time in junior high, he started journaling, eventually turning his pain e into something empowering—and funny. He scored his first stand-up gig at age 14, and has n't looked back.
his unique and hilarious# OwnVoices memoir breaks down what it ’ s like to live with autism for readers on and off the spectrum. Candid scenes from McCreary 's life are broken up with funny visuals and factual asides. Funny, You Don ’ t Look Autistic is an nvaluable and compelling read for young readers with ASD looking for voices to relate to, as ell as for readers attemptin to broaden their understanding of ASD.