One of us : a family's life with autism (eBook, 2010) []
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One of us : a family's life with autism

One of us : a family's life with autism

Author: Mark Osteen
Publisher: Columbia ; London : University of Missouri Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
A father chronicles the struggles he and his wife endured in diagnosing, treating, and understanding their autistic son's disability and offers an honest look at a child who does not overcome autism and a family that survives on love.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Osteen, Mark.
One of us.
Columbia ; London : University of Missouri Press, ©2010
Named Person: Cameron Osteen
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Osteen
ISBN: 9780826272379 0826272371
OCLC Number: 779175888
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 270 pages) : portraits
Contents: Prologue : The other world --
Part one : Awakenings. Yankee Doodle Dandy --
The news --
Jabberwocky --
Raw timber --
Golden slumbers --
The thing with feathers --
Melting down --
Holding patterns --
The Red Queen's race --
Camp Wonder --
Part two : Refractions. Urinetown --
The play of shadows --
A brief history of stims --
As others see us --
In the echo chamber --
Part three : Emergencies. Fighting words --
May Day! --
Departures --
Returns --
Nosology --
Letting go --
Epilogue : One of us.
Responsibility: Mark Osteen.


Chronicles the experience of raising a severely autistic child. In a powerful, deeply personal narrative, the author recounts the struggles he and his wife endured in diagnosing, treating, and  Read more...


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"In this remarkable and honest memoir, Mark Osteen chronicles the complexities of raising a child with autism. His family struggles with how to think about, and speak about, emotions so tender and Read more...

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