Parenting Across the Autism Spectrum / Edition 1

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Overview

"The authors give an account of the challenges they faced and the surprising consolations they found along their sons' very different paths in life. After two decades of friendship and shared experiences of parenting an ASD child, they have both gained a clear understanding of their own strengths and limitations, as well as those of their children." Parenting Across the Autism Spectrum offers personal and practical guidance for parents, especially those whose children are newly diagnosed. It also has useful insights for professionals working with individuals across the autism spectrum and their families.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781843108078
  • Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/27/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 24
  • Sales rank: 1,033,309
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Rebuilding life after autism : Ann's story 15
2 Rebuilding life after autism : Maureen's story 23
3 Balancing family life : the siblings 33
4 Balancing family life : marriage and extended family 55
5 Advocating for our children 71
6 Taking care of ourselves 113
7 Finding our way 133
8 Dealing with the public 153
9 Accepting our children and ourselves 173
10 Letting go : Ann's story 189
11 Letting go : Maureen's story 195
App. A Student information sheet 209
App. B Books that made a difference 211
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