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Making Peace with Autism One Family's Story of Struggle, Discovery, and Unexpected Gifts

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ISBN-10: 1590303822

ISBN-13: 9781590303825

Edition: 2007

Authors: Susan Senator

List price: $29.95
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Receiving a diagnosis of autism is a major crisis for parents and families, who often feel as if their world has come to an end. In this insightful narrative, a courageous and inspiring mother explains why a diagnosis of autism doesn't have to shatter a family's dreams of happiness. Senator offers the hard-won, in-the-trenches wisdom of someone who's been there and is still there today-and she demonstrates how families can find courage, contentment, and connection in the shadow of autism. In Making Peace with Autism, Susan Senator describes her own journey raising a child with a severe autism spectrum disorder, along with two other typically developing boys. Without offering a miracle…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/12/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.40" wide x 8.40" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Now We Know
The First School Programs
Life with Our Two Small Boys
Hitting Bottom
A New Baby in the Family
Building a Strong Marriage within Autism's Turmoil
Handling the Worst of Times
Our Most Important Discovery
Just a Family
A Brief Overview of Treatments and Interventions
Glossary: Key Terms Used in the Special Ed System
About the Author