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  1. The Autism Mom's Survival Guide (for Dads, too!)

    The Autism Mom's Survival Guide (for Dads, too!)

    Creating a Balanced and Happy Life While Raising a Child with Autism

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    • Susan Senator
    Given the daily challenges of raising a child with autism, it’s easy for parents to lose themselves and for their overall quality of life to plummet. Susan Senator interweaves the voices of autism parents, researchers, and professionals to offer guidance and encouragement on how to find happiness and fulfillment in the midst of the struggles of raising an autistic child. Topics include: how to handle feelings of despair and hopelessness;… Read More

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  2. Raising a Left-Brain Child in a Right-Brain World

    Raising a Left-Brain Child in a Right-Brain World

    Strategies for Helping Bright, Quirky, Socially Awkward Children to Thrive at Home and at School

    • by
    • Katharine Beals
    Does your child: Have impressive intellectual abilities but seem puzzled by ordinary interactions with other children?Have deep, all-absorbing interests or seemingly encyclopedic knowledge of certain subjects?Bring home mediocre report cards, or seem disengaged at school, despite his or her obvious intelligence? If you answered “yes” to these questions, this book is for you. Author… Read More

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  3. Making Peace with Autism

    Making Peace with Autism

    One Family's Story of Struggle, Discovery, and Unexpected Gifts

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    • Susan Senator
    Receiving a diagnosis of autism is a major crisis for parents and families, who often feel as if their world has come to an end. In this insightful narrative, a courageous and inspiring mother explains why a diagnosis of autism doesn't have to shatter a family's dreams of happiness. Senator offers the hard-won, in-the-trenches wisdom of someone who's been there and is still there today—and she demonstrates how families can… Read More

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  4. A Different Kind of Perfect

    A Different Kind of Perfect

    Writings by Parents on Raising a Child with Special Needs

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    • Cindy Dowling,
    • Bernadette Thomas,
    • Neil Nicoll
    Every parent dreams of having a happy, healthy child. What happens when these dreams are shattered by a physical or cognitive disability? A Different Kind of Perfect offers comfort, consolation, and wisdom from parents who have been there—and are finding their way through.The writings collected here are grouped into chapters reflecting the progressive stages of many parents' emotional journeys, starting with grief, denial, and anger and moving towards acceptance, empowerment,… Read More

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  5. Making Peace with Autism

    Making Peace with Autism

    One Family's Story of Struggle, Discovery, and Unexpected Gifts

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    • Susan Senator
    Receiving a diagnosis of autism is a major crisis for parents and families, who often feel as if their world has come to an end. In this insightful narrative, a courageous and inspiring mother explains why a diagnosis of autism doesn't have to shatter a family's dreams of happiness. Senator offers the hard-won, in-the-trenches wisdom of someone who's been there and is still there today—and she demonstrates how families can… Read More

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  6. Being the Other One

    Being the Other One

    Growing Up with a Brother or Sister Who Has Special Needs

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    • Kate Strohm
    When there's a disabled child in the family, how are normally developing siblings affected? According to Kate Strohm, a counselor and health educator, siblings of the disabled face particular emotional challenges that are often overlooked. Able siblings commonly struggle with feelings of isolation, grief, anger, and anxiety—and these and other emotional issues can have lifelong effects. Being the Other One is based on the author's own experience (as… Read More

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