After her son Jon was diagnosed with autism, Ann Boush?y soon learned that, for her, knowledge was the key to peace. Written from her own experience, this inspiring book provides the information that will empower parents who find themselves in her situation, and inspire them in their quest for the right diagnosis and the right help for their child.
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.
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 15th May 2004
Edition Number: 1