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My autistic awakening : unlocking the potential for a life well lived

My autistic awakening : unlocking the potential for a life well lived

Author: Rachael Lee Harris
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
« Rachael Lee Harris spent her early childhood locked in an autistic fog until beginning her journey from a fragmented world to one in which things began to make sense. Rachael's determination to take her place in society led her down many paths, from beauty therapist to Catholic nun, from mother and wife to divorcee and working mom. Today, she is a psychotherapist specializing in helping others on the Autism  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
collective biographies
Named Person: Rachael Lee Harris
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachael Lee Harris
ISBN: 9781442244498 1442244496
OCLC Number: 946220869
Description: xv, 215 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The wanderer --
School daze --
Curiouser and curiouser --
Wired for wonder --
A gaze returned --
A turn for the worst --
"It's a living" --
The old country --
A fork in the road --
Paris --
The monastery --
Mirages and minarets --
Homecoming --
A cautionary tale --
Like mother, like son --
My brilliant career --
Buyer beware --
The prawns of fate --
"Physician, heal thyself".
Responsibility: Rachael Lee Harris.


Autism rates are on the rise, and many parents wonder what the lives of their children may be like in the future. This story of one woman's experience growing up with Asperger's illustrates both the  Read more...


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From childhood on, Harris knew she was different from other children. . . .Asperger's syndrome had yet to be widely diagnosed, and Harris was labeled by those outside her family as troublesome and Read more...

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