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A different kind of boy : a father's memoir on raising a gifted child with autism

Author: Daniel Mont
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the story of an autistic boy who is also loving, brilliant and resilient. In this book, his father writes about the joys, fears, frustration, exhilaration, and exhaustion involved in raising  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alex Mont; Daniel Mont; Alex Mont; Daniel Mont
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Mont
ISBN: 1843107155 9781843107156
OCLC Number: 51294774
Description: 248 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A Fair-Haired Boy. 2. `You're a Father Now, Damn it!'. 3. The Wild Goose Chase. 4. A Different Sort of Boy. 5. Daycare. 6. An Addition to the Family. 7. Doors Opened and Closed. 8. `You want to do it!'. 9. Taking Turns. 10. `I Know, Mom, I Know'. 11. My Parents. 12. A Team. 13. Off the Charts. 14. The Evaluation. 15. `My Son, the Doctor'. 16. `Believe Me, They'd Have a Schedule!'. 17. An Integrated Classroom. 18. Crazy, Incomprehensible Rules. 19. Exhausted. 20. On the Town. 21. `That's Just Backwards Multiplication!'. 22. Frame of Reference. 23. Spreadable Fruit. 24. Diabetes. 25. Off to School. 26. Such A Bright Boy. 27. Mathematical Marvel. 28. Simon. 29. Careers. 30. `Daddy, Look What I Can Do!'. 31. `Don't Mourn For Us'. 32. Moving to D.C. 33. New kid on the Block. 34. Such Sensitive Children. 35. A Blessing. 36. Stamping Out Ambiguity. 37. Going Hazy. 38. Learning to Cope. 39. Black History Month. 40. Mr Hustle. 41. Front Page News. 42. Life. 43. Mathematical Marvel. 44. Connections Gained and Lost. 45. Graduation. 46. Becoming Self-Aware. Epilogue.
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