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50 Years with Autism

A Mother and Advocate Looks Back on the Personal and Social Challenges of an Autistic Disability

50 Years with Autism( )
Author: Kleiner, Irene
Kleiner, Edward
Publication Date:Aug 2010
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.95
Book Description:

More than 1 in every 600 people in the U.S. are born with autism, Asperger's disease, or a related disorder. In this provocative and emotionally compelling memoir, the mother of an autistic boy in the 1950s watches her son grow up to be a man. Along the way, they face helpless professionals, recalcitrant schools, duplicitous authorities, ignorant bystanders, school bullies, and their own doubts and fears. But they also find help and humanity, among strangers, friends, teachers, and in...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Women
Family & Relationships / Parenting / Motherhood
Psychology / Psychopathology / Autism Spectrum Disorders
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.47 Inches
Book Weight:0.83 Pounds

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