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The best kind of different : our family's journey with Asperger's Syndrome

Author: Shonda Schilling; Curt Schilling
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this book, the wife of an All-Star major league pitcher Curt Schilling shares the painful and joyous story of her son's struggle with Asperger's Disease, how it changed the lives of her and her husband, and what other parents can learn about this increasingly common diagnosis. Shonda details every step in her family's journey through Asperger's, offering an intimate and candid portrait of this condition from a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Biography
Named Person: Shonda Schilling; Curt Schilling; Shonda Schilling; Curt Schilling; Grant Schilling; Shonda Schilling; Curt Schilling
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shonda Schilling; Curt Schilling
ISBN: 9780061986833 0061986836
OCLC Number: 499068176
Description: xiv, 224 pages, [16] leaves of color plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Our less-than-perfect family moment --
Motherhood on baseball time --
The longest car ride begins --
A control problem comes to Boston --
The trouble with "circle time" --
The boy who cried lice --
The missing piece --
Opening up --
One happy camper --
Making a (flexible) plan --
Confessions of an overloaded mom --
One era ends, another begins --
Like father, like son --
Good-bye to all that --
Lessons for a mother from a son --
Asperger's resources.
Responsibility: Shonda Schilling ; with an introduction by Curt Schilling and a foreword by Peter B. Rosenberger.

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In this book, the wife of an All-Star major league pitcher Curt Schilling shares the painful and joyous story of her son's struggle with Asperger's Disease, how it changed the lives of her and her husband, and what other parents can learn about this increasingly common diagnosis. Shonda details every step in her family's journey through Asperger's, offering an intimate and candid portrait of this condition from a parent's point of view and offering insight and helpful advice for parents.

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