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Author Bierens, Francesca
Title A Spectrum of Light : Inspirational Interviews with Families Affected by Autism
Imprint London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009
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Note FRONT COVER -- A Spectrum of Light: Inspirational Interviews with Families Affected by Autism -- Contents -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- PREFACE -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 'Life does get easier' -- Chapter 2 'We're a family - we go where she can go' -- Chapter 3 'We are not going to hide our children away' -- Chapter 4 'You can't try and rush them' -- Chapter 5 'We've been able to gradually expand his environment' -- Chapter 6 'We respect her right to be different' -- Chapter 7 'You need to have somewhere to offload' -- Chapter 8 'She is so funny and so mischievous' -- Chapter 9 'He's gone way beyond functioning in society- he's now excelling' -- INDEX
Over a period of fourteen years the author interviewed ten families of children on the autism spectrum. This book records their answers: how they felt, how they coped, and what gave them strength and solace. Each family discusses how they reacted when they found out their child had autism, and their feelings leading up to diagnosis
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Bierens, Francesca A Spectrum of Light : Inspirational Interviews with Families Affected by Autism London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers,c2009 9781849050135
Subject Autism spectrum disorders -- Case studies.;Autistic children -- Family relationships.;Parents of autistic children -- Interviews
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