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Parent to Parent : Information and Inspiration for Parents Dealing with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome - Ann Boushéy

Parent to Parent

Information and Inspiration for Parents Dealing with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome


Published: 15th May 2004
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When a child is diagnosed with autism or Asperger's Syndrome, what a parent needs most is information and inspiration. After her son Jon was diagnosed with high-functioning autism in kindergarten, Ann Boushiy soon learned that, for her, knowledge was the key to peace. Written out of her own experience, this inspirational book provides the information that will empower other parents who find themselves in her situation, and inspire them in their quest for the right diagnosis and the right help for their child. With a good dose of humor, she encourages parents in the day-to-day challenges they face in parenting a child with autism or Asperger's Syndrome. Short vignettes at the end of each chapter make the reader feel like sitting down with her, Parent to Parent, over a cup of coffee. After reading this book, parents will come away with a sense of empowerment and feeling that they are not alone, while professionals will gain a valuable and compassionate insights.

Let Me Introduce Myself. Chicken Nuggets for the Soul. 1. The Grief Cycle: One Parent's Trip Around. Chicken Nugget #1. Focusing on the Positive. 2. The History of autism. Chicken Nugget #2. Challenges and Failures. 3. Knowing the Right Questions. Chicken Nugget #3. The After-the-IEP-Meeting-Chant. 4. A Day in the Life of autism. Chicken Nugget #4. Wishes and Guilt. 5. Approaches and Strategies: Meeting Your Child's Needs. Chicken Nugget #5. The Important Relationship between a Sense of Humor and Your Sanity. 6. More Resources than You can Shake a Stick at! Chicken Nugget #6. Something We Must Have-Courage! 7. Autism as a Culture. Chicken Nugget #7. Forgiving Others-Forgiving Ourselves. 8. What do Aristotle and autism have in common? Chicken Nugget #8. Would You like Sauce with those Nuggets? Index.

ISBN: 9781846420030
ISBN-10: 1846420032
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 15th May 2004
Edition Number: 1