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Stand up for autism : a boy, a dog, and a prescription for laughter

Author: Georgina J Derbyshire
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When we tell someone that our child is autistic, the most common response is a sad face and an apologetic look. I hate it when people say 'I'm sorry to hear that' Parenting a child on the autistic spectrum can be tough at the best of times, but few books take the time to celebrate the love and laughter an autistic child can elicit in their parents and those around them. In this warm, honest and laugh-out-loud tale  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Derbyshire, Georgina J.
Stand up for autism.
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2010
(DLC) 2009050531
(OCoLC)471794524
Named Person: Bobby Derbyshire
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Georgina J Derbyshire
ISBN: 9780857002853 0857002856
OCLC Number: 698110336
Description: 1 online resource (140 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface; Introduction: Why Have I Written This Book?; Chapter 1: This is Bobby; Chapter 2: Barking at Parents and Toddlers; Chapter 3: Tape Measures, Sticks and Stealing Rocks; Chapter 4: Trolley Wars and Battles with Fruit; Chapter 5: Holiday Horrors and Disastrous Days Out; Chapter 6: Sleeping is Not an Option; Chapter 7: The 'A' Word is Not Autism.
Responsibility: Georgina J. Derbyshire.

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Parenting a child on the autistic spectrum can be tough, but few books take the time to celebrate the love and laughter an autistic child can elicit in their parents and those around them. In this  Read more...

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Derbyshire shares humorous anecdotes, as in a chapter titled "Barking at Parents and Toddlers," and disastrous trips to the supermarket; "not my idea of fun" the author says (a runaway cart; an Read more...

 
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