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  • Autistic Children: A Guide for Parents & Professionals
    by Lorna Wing; 2nd Edition Hardcover; 176 pages; Published by Brunner/Mazel April 1985; This invaluable guide for parents, educators and physicians shows how an autistic child views his fantasy world and explains his difficulties in perceiving and understanding events around him. Dr. Wing reviews the behavioral and emotional problems which must be expected, and how these may be handled.
    (Added: Fri Jun 15 2001)
  • Children with Autism: A Parents' Guide
    by Michael D. Powers (Editor); Paperback, 368 pages; Published by Woodbine House November 1989; This book covers areas that are of special concern to parents. By providing up-to-date information about autism, this comprehensive book will ease the fears and concerns of many parents struggling to understand and cope with their child's disorder.
    (Added: Tue Jul 03 2001)
  • Parent Survival Manual : A Guide to Crisis Resolution in Autism and Related Developmental Disorders
    by Eric Schopler Paperback, 240 pages Published by Plenum Pr June 1, 1995; Over 300 anecdotes from parents of autistic and developmentally disabled children illustrate effective solutions to such potential behavior problem areas as aggression, communication, perseveration, play and leisure, and personal hygiene. Professional therapists analyze these personal stories and suggest proven rehabilitation programs, on both the individual and community levels.
    (Added: Tue Jul 03 2001)
  • Siblings of Children with Autism: A Guide for Families
    by Sandra L. Harris; Paperback, 127 pages; Published by Woodbine House; An invaluable guide to understanding sibling relationships, how autism affects these relationships, and what families can do to support their other children as they cope with the intensive needs of a child with autism. Harris offers compassionate and authoritative advice and strategies for dealing with specific issues that are often troublesome for siblings. She also teaches parents how to improve communication in the family, balance personal and family time, and foster interaction between children with autism and their brothers and sisters.
    (Added: Tue Jul 03 2001)
  • The Sound of a Miracle: A Childs Triumph over Autism
    by Annabel Stehli, Annabelle Stehli ; Paperback, 226 pages ; Published by Georgiana Organization Inc October 1, 1997; The riveting story of Georgiana Stehli's triumphant progress from autistic and functionally retarded to gifted. When mothers from all over the country contacted Annabel and told her their stories, she put them in touch with one another, forming The Parents' Network, and inspired them to do as she had done: Defy the negative prognoses of the experts and fight for their children with Autism, Pervasive Development Delay (PDD), Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD), Dyslexia, and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
    (Added: Tue Jul 03 2001)