Voices of autism : the healing companion : stories for courage, comfort and strength
|Format:||Print Book 2008|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies|
A powerful response to a mysterious disorder, this compilation features dozens of writers from all walks of life speaking candidly about their experiences with autism--a disease that affects more than a half million Americans under the age of 21 at every level of society. Filled with true stories of the parents of autistic children, their caregivers, teachers, and friends, the stories presented both inspire and inform, providing a palpable sense of connection and community. A comprehensive resource section for those seeking current information about the science and treatment of autism is also included. Heartfelt and emotional, this informative volume truly affirms the strength of the human spirit.
ContentsThe power of the storyteller / Aaron Liebowitz
The power of numbers / Denise R. Resnik
The changing face of autism / Lynda Geller
The price of talk / Michael Johnson
Anonymous Asperger's / Chris Lee Moore
Life with Al and autism / Jason Trigg
What is / Kimberly K. Farrar
Bunches and bunches / Fred Marmorstein
Something special / Linda Joann Wilson
Great expectations / Michelle Alkon
My seat rock / Kimberly Gerry-Tucker
One of those parents / Carla Charter
Postpartum blues plus twenty / Claire Luna-Pinsker
Saturday morning imp / Kathryn Hutchinson
When tears fall / D. "domynoe" Loeb
My life with Puddlegum / Rudy Simone
The reward / Rosemary Banks
Love lessons / Laura Shumaker
Navigating the other world / Todd Caldwell
Adam's journey / Susan Price
Long time, no see / Adam Price
Applied behavior analysis and autism / Doreen Granpeesheh and Johathan Tucker
An Aspie's guide to everyone else / Jason Seneca
Autism the beautiful mind / Elyse Draper
God's special child / Sheila Webster-Heard
Chasing Chris / Linda O'Connell
The feast / Colette Porcelli
Sensory detective / Deanna M. Walsh-Bender
Mario's shirt / Sherry Antonetti
Silent messengers / Anne Spollen
I love Lucy / Brian Lafferty
Run tiger run / Perry Hoffman
A forever mum / Christina England
Just a little offbeat / Erin Vick
Our village / Bev Schellenberg
Work in progress / Robin J. Silverman
I'm sad, too / Lee Mandel
My special brothers / Kathleen Buick
Aron's Bar Mitzvah / Barbara Silberg
A strong family because of Fragile X / Dorothy Dillard
What my son has taught me / Sherri Tucker
Life with Dax / Derek Neeld
Letting go / Arlene Palopoli
My Asperger snydrome, my travel success / Roy A. Barnes
Is the future of autism research to be found in the mirror / Richard J. Kessler.
"Voices of" series ; bk. no. 5.
-- United States
Autistic youth -- United States -- Biography.
Autistic children -- Services for -- United States -- Directories.
Autistic youth -- Services for -- United States -- Directories.
Autism in children -- Case studies.
Autism in children.
|Publisher|| New York :LaChance Pub.,2008
xxxviii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.