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Voices from the spectrum : parents, grandparents, siblings, people with autism, and professionals share their wisdom

Author: Cindy N Ariel; Robert A Naseef
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006.
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This book is a compelling collection of personal accounts from people on the autism spectrum and those who care for them. The essays in this collection tell of the positive and negative effects of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Voices from the spectrum.
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006
(DLC) 2005028733
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cindy N Ariel; Robert A Naseef
ISBN: 1843107864 9781843107866 1846424461 9781846424465
OCLC Number: 182530289
Description: 1 online resource (268 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : Learning from autism --
pt. 1. Raising a child on the autism spectrum --
1. The ride for autism : a community gets in gear to help solve the puzzle / Andrew Abere --
2. The tree's on fire : voicing experience / Marc Biondo --
3. Perspectives / Maribel Danta --
4. Facing the pain of autism : and surviving / Nicholas Dixon --
5. Happy with my daughter / Sheryle Dixon --
6. Through the looking glass / Phil Dougherty --
7. My will / Margaret Janger Flynn --
8. Jenius / Nayma Glenn --
9. School days / Heidi J. Graff --
10. You never know / Nancy E. Ironside --
11. Talk to me, my darling / Rosemary Johann-Liang --
12. Our lives at the edge of the spectrum / Elizabeth Lipp --
13. Pulling string / Irene Litherland --
14. Still the same boy! / Mary Marmion --
15. Stump the cook/ Lauren Goldman Marshall --
16. Taking the bag off / Shelley Milhous. 17. Truth : the parents' spectrum / John Nelson --
18. Listening to Macord / Eric Peter --
19. Parallel worlds / Antonia Rowland --
20. The question / Shelley Stolaroff Segal --
21. Simply perfect / Tanya Stanley --
22. On the wings of Asperger's / Carol Anne Swett --
23. Learning to embrace the "A" word / Elaine Tarutis --
24. On eating biscuits / Eileen Teyssou --
25. Katie's question / Lauren Yaffe --
pt. 2. The grandparents' connection --
26. Barefooted band-aid boy / Patricia E. Gardocki --
27. Lap time / Dan Gottlieb --
28. An unexpected gift of love / Oscar and Sally Olson --
29. A grandmother's story / Elizabeth Nedler --
30. Come with me, Grandma / Frances S. Rosenfield --
pt. 3. The sibling experience --
31. An unexpected blessing / Kimberly M. Bittner --
32. Growing up with Bradley / Stephanie Coyle --
33. Living life / Katherine Flaschen --
34. Their sound has gone out / Susan Ironside --
35. Why am I so resentful? / Lydia Liang --
36. My brother ... ahhhhhhhh! / Zoë Naseef. pt. 4. Diagnosed on the spectrum --
37. No! You don't understand / Beth Adler --
38. It never rains / Simon Brodie --
39. It pours / Sarah Brodie --
40. Melt(d)ing down / Rauidhri Finn --
41. Relativity / Aurelia van Hulsteyn (Finn's spouse) --
42. Essay on autism / Heidi Kunsch --
43. The way we think / Roger N. Meyer --
44. The chains of friendship : an autistic person's perspective on interpersonal relationships / Alex Mont --
45. Jordan's gift / Todd J. Schmidt --
46. The importance of parents in the success of people with autism / Stephen Shore --
47. Culture, conditions, and personhood : a response to the cure debate on autism / Donna Williams. pt. 5. Working on the spectrum --
48. A sound from Kuwait / Samira Al-Saad --
49. Learning from Oliver / Margaret Anderson --
50. Closet case : finding the way out / Cindy N. Ariel --
51. The wizard of Echolalia / Gerard Costa --
52. Two autistic children --
a world of difference / Pim Donkersloot (translated by Jill Adler-Donkersloot) --
53. Life as a cooking pot / Anne Marie Gallagher --
54. Moving to the heart of the matter / Gayle Gates --
55. Circle of devotion / Trish Miron --
56. Playing with Hudson / Eric R. Mitchell --
57. The path of acceptance for families / Robert A. Naseef --
58. The challenges of autism : an introspection / Bertram A. Ruttenberg --
59. No looking back / Fiona J. Scott --
60. Spiderman at mini-camp / Lillian N. Stiegler --
Appendix : Further reading and Internet resources --
About the editors.
Responsibility: edited by Cindy N. Ariel and Robert A. Naseef.
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