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Author Cumberland, Debra L
Title Siblings and Autism : Stories Spanning Generations and Cultures
Imprint London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2010
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Note Intro -- Siblings and Autism: Stories Spanning Generations and Cultures -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. House on the Meadow -- 2. Family Resemblance -- 3. Visiting Becky -- 4. On the Way to the Sky -- 5. Victim of Silence -- 6. Life with Runi -- 7. Autism Connects Us -- 8. My Brother's Speaker -- 9. We Were Beautiful, Once: My Autistic-American Family -- 10. Holding On -- 11. Our Family Has Two Hearts: My Older Sister Ge and I -- 12. Robie -- 13. His Little Sister -- 14. Sisters Aren't Doing It for Themselves: Negotiating Special Identities in a Disabled Family -- 15. This Night Will Pass -- 16. Sirens -- About the Authors
In this collection of personal accounts, siblings from a variety of backgrounds share their experiences of growing up with a brother or sister with autism. They show that certain things are common to the "sibling experience: being overlooked; accommodating resentment, and helplessness; and the yearning to connect across neurological difference
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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: Cumberland, Debra L. Siblings and Autism : Stories Spanning Generations and Cultures London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers,c2010 9781849058315
Subject Autistic children -- Family relationships.;Autistic people -- Family relationships.;Brothers and sisters
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