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Luke Jackson

Biography

Luke Jackson

Luke Jackson is author of the award-winning Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome, and A User Guide to the GF/CF Diet for Autism, Asperger Syndrome and AD/HD, also published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers. He is 16 years old and has three sisters and three brothers. One of his brothers has AD/HD, one is autistic and Luke has Asperger Syndrome. The Jackson family are the inspiration for the forthcoming BBC2 drama Magnificent 7, starring Helena Bonham-Carter.

Luke Jackson

Books by Luke Jackson

by Luke Jackson - Mental Health, Nonfiction

Have you ever been called a freak or a geek? Have you ever felt like one? Luke Jackson is 13 years old and has Asperger Syndrome. Over the years Luke has learned to laugh at such names but there are other aspects of life which are more difficult. Adolescence and the teenage years are a minefield of emotions, transitions and decisions and when a child has Asperger Syndrome, the result is often explosive.