About the Book
Take a journey this school day into the world of Zane, a 10 year old boy on the Autism Spectrum, through the eyes of his best friend to learn more about a school day in the life of a child on the Spectrum.
Children and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder include a wide "Spectrum" of "Abilities" and not just Disabilities! They deserve to be treated with daily kindness, aceeptance and respect by their peers and community.
We hope you enjoy reading and learning from our book!
Chase and Antoinette!
Meet My Friend Zane is a book lovingly illustrated, written and co-written by Mother/Wife, Author and Autism Advocate Antoinette V. Lynch affectionately known as "Moggy" and her creatively talented, smart, fun-loving, computer whiz kid and extremely active son Co-Author /Autism Advocate Chase affectionately known as her "SONshine." Chase is an 11 year old 5th grader living in the Hyattsvills area of Prince George's County Maryland along with his dad Dennis and older sister Brittany. At the age of 3 Chase was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. He was immediately placed in the county's Infants and Toddlers Program for early intervention and moved on to an Early Childhood Learning Center. He is currently enrolled in a Public Pk-8 Academy with a focused curriculum on Autism Spectrum Disorder. Chase and his Moggy are a devoted inseparable pair who enjoy spending every moment of the day with each other singing and dancing to some of his all time favorites.