The Everyday Advocate: How to Stand Up for Your Autistic Child

The Everyday Advocate: How to Stand Up for Your Autistic Child

by Areva Martin
     
 

"THE guide for getting the best life possible for your child...invaluable." -Dr. Phil McGraw

Nationally recognized expert on autism advocacy Areva Martin shares her hard-won knowledge as a parent of an autistic child and an individual rights attorney. In The Everyday Advocate, she lays out vital and relevant step-by-step instructions to parents

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"THE guide for getting the best life possible for your child...invaluable." -Dr. Phil McGraw

Nationally recognized expert on autism advocacy Areva Martin shares her hard-won knowledge as a parent of an autistic child and an individual rights attorney. In The Everyday Advocate, she lays out vital and relevant step-by-step instructions to parents facing the seemingly impossible odds of advocating for a child with autism.

Parents need to become activists for their children's rights to services and learn how to safeguard those rights-both in school and in the larger outside world. An invaluable resource, The Everyday Advocate offers practical, real-world actions that work, lists helpful websites and organizations, and gives parents and caregivers the emotional support they need as they face the challenge of successfully standing up for children with special needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451230218
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/06/2010
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
17 Years

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