Three Times the Love: Finding Answers and Hope for Our Triplets with Autism [NOOK Book]

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The powerfully moving story of one family's journey toward healing their triplet sons with autism

Lynn and Randy Gaston were overjoyed to discover they were having triplets after many arduous years of trying to conceive. But at eighteen months, the boys began exhibiting odd new behaviors-among them, toe-walking, arm-flapping, and in Nicholas, a sudden muteness. Terrified and dumbfounded, Lynn began researching their behavior on the ...
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Three Times the Love: Finding Answers and Hope for Our Triplets with Autism

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Overview






The powerfully moving story of one family's journey toward healing their triplet sons with autism

Lynn and Randy Gaston were overjoyed to discover they were having triplets after many arduous years of trying to conceive. But at eighteen months, the boys began exhibiting odd new behaviors-among them, toe-walking, arm-flapping, and in Nicholas, a sudden muteness. Terrified and dumbfounded, Lynn began researching their behavior on the Internet. The same glaring diagnosis kept popping up-each boy was displaying symptoms of autism, though each at a different point on the spectrum. Receiving little support from their own pediatrician, Randy and Lynn hired their own therapists and began intensive behavioral treatment, not covered by their health insurance.

Offering invaluable advice that ranges from educational programs to legal issues to a comprehensive assessment of the therapies and interventions that have worked for their three unique children, Three Times the Love provides a road map for all families who will need to follow them through the trenches. Filled with practical advice and an extensive resource list, it is an essential guide for any family touched by autism.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101022344
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 3/19/2009
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 240
  • File size: 245 KB

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Lynn and Randy Gaston are noted advocates for autism awareness. Their seven-year-old triplet sons, Nicholas, Hunter, and Zachary, were diagnosed several years ago with varying degrees of autism. The Gastons’ story has been featured on Good Morning America and the Today show, on CNN, and in The Washington Post and the Baltimore Sun. In 2007, they organized and founded Autism Expo in Columbia, Maryland, which featured more than twenty autism experts. The Gastons live in Howard County, Maryland.
Lynn and Randy Gaston are noted advocates for autism awareness. Their seven-year-old triplet sons, Nicholas, Hunter, and Zachary, were diagnosed several years ago with varying degrees of autism. The Gastons’ story has been featured on Good Morning America and the Today show, on CNN, and in The Washington Post and the Baltimore Sun. In 2007, they organized and founded Autism Expo in Columbia, Maryland, which featured more than twenty autism experts. The Gastons live in Howard County, Maryland.
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    A Mom's Choice Awards Recipient!

    Three Times the Love is a recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award. The Mom's Choice Awards honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of the panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of PBS's Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, and New York Times best-selling Author; LeAnn Thieman, motivational speaker and coauthor of seven Chicken Soup For The Soul books. . Parents and educators look for the Mom's Choice Awards seal in selecting quality materials and products for children and families.

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