Question: How do you feel like a superhero?
Ben: My ears are a superpower. I hear things differently because everything around me is like a music note. Everything has a pitch. Some things bother me and some things don’t.
Question: What pitches do you like?
Ben: I like the pitches in the elevators. There is Otis, Schindler, and Thyssenkrupp. They are my favorite. They have several pitches. The door to Otis is in the “F” note. The door to Schindler opens in the “B”note.
After seeing a superhero movie, Ben Blanchet, a thirteen-year-old boy who has autism, decided that maybe autism is his superpower. This book details a fascinating conversation between a mom and her son who has autism. Ben describes the unique ways he hears, sees, and thinks about the world around him. His amazing narrative of his special gifts will also have you wondering if autism is a superpower.
The commentary throughout the book is by his Mom, Angela Blanchet.
About the Author
Ben Blanchet is a 13 year old boy who has autism. He is a homeschooled student, with many unique interests and abilities….abilities he refers to as his superpowers!