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Autism heroes : portraits of families meeting the challenge

Author: Barbara Firestone
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Firestone is the President, CEO and founder of The Help Group, a non-profit organization that assists families with autistic children. With the assistance of photographer Buissink, the author documents the lives and needs of 38 families who deal with the daily challenges of autism spectrum disorders. Stressing the need to deliver more knowledge and information about the disorder to these families (who come from all  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Autism collection.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Firestone
ISBN: 9781843108375 1843108372
OCLC Number: 156845839
Awards: Winner of Independent Publisher Book Award 2008 (UK)
Description: xvi, 218 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements. Forewords. Preface. Introduction. Dignity. Hope. Opportunity. Love. Afterword. Participating Families. About The Help Group. Further Reading.
Responsibility: Barbara Firestone ; forewords by Teddi and Gary Cole and Catherine Lord ; photography by Joe Buissink.
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This book provides a compelling account of the experiences of 38 families from different walks of life confronting the challenges of autism with courage, tenacity and love. Each narrative is set  Read more...

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Autism Heroes is easy to read and beautifully illustrated. It is a fascinating collection of parents' accounts of their child's development, educational and social expereinces... Autism Heroes would Read more...

 
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