Georgia Lyon

How to Be Human: Diary of an Autistic Girl

Georgia Lyon

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With powerful words and pictures Georgia Lyon chronicles her journey figuring out how to read facial expressions, how to make friends, how to juggle all the social cues that make school feel like a complicated maze. For those wondering what it's like inside an autistic child's head, Georgia provides amazing insight and understanding.

Georgia Lyon

She’s always had a passion for writing and found a way to positively influence the lives of others. In 2013, she authored and illustrated her first book, How to Be Human: Diary of an Autistic Girl, to help people without autism understand what the life of an autistic child is like. More people showed interest and started speaking more publicly.

How to Be Human: Diary of an Autistic Girl

Diagnosed with autism as a two-year-old, Florida is now an articulate 15-year-old whose explorations into how kids make friends, what popularity means, how to handle peer pressure will resonate with any pre-teen. For those wondering what it's like inside an autistic child's head, Florida's book provides amazing insight and understanding.

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