The Reason I Jump, a memoir by then 13-year-old Naoki Higashida and now translated from the Japanese by Mitchell and his wife, K.A. Yoshida.

The Reason I Jump, a memoir by then 13-year-old Naoki Higashida and now translated from the Japanese by Mitchell and his wife, K.A. Yoshida.

This book was the first one we felt was really helpful: written by a boy, with autism, from the inside, explaining what it’s like, and why kids with autism do what they do, and by extension, why our son was exhibiting the behaviors he was exhibiting.¬†Without getting too mushy on you, it felt like our son talking to us for the first time.

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