Autism focused book of the week on Radio 4

Radio 4’s book of the week is ‘The reason I jump’ by Naoki Higashida who has autism and wrote the book when he was 13 years old. You can listen at


About The Autism Centre, Sheffield Hallam University

The Autism Centre is part of the Department of Education, Childhood and Inclusion within the Faculty of Development and Society, Sheffield Hallam University. The Autism Centre promotes a view of autism as a different way of being. Whilst many people may live happy and accomplished lives with autism, different ways of being can challenge and confuse others. To help with understanding The Autism Centre delivers accredited courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level. Its team of academics engage with research and consultancy and publish widely on the autism spectrum and disability.
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One Response to Autism focused book of the week on Radio 4

  1. Ana Maria Gonzalez says:

    very beautiful description on how this boy feels; looking forward to hear more!!

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