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Author McCarthy, Jenny, 1972-

Title Mother warriors : a nation of parents healing autism against all odds / Jenny McCarthy.

Imprint New York : Dutton, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    362.1989 MCCA    Missing
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    362.1989 MCCA    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    618.92 MCC    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Non-Fiction    618.92 MCC    Available
Description xviii, 248 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-224).
Contents 1. THE TIME IS NOW. Opening the can of worms -- Imagine -- "I'm not crazy!" -- Diane Sawyer rocks! -- Stan the Man -- Nothing can stop me: not even Barbara Walters -- Home sweet home -- The magnitude of pain -- Speaking of the devil -- At this moment in time, the American Academy of Pediatrics sucks -- 2. STRENGTH IN NUMBERS. Michelle Woods -- Canaries in the coal mine -- Amazing Maisie -- Lisa Ackerman -- Siblings -- What a "trip" -- Becky Behnan -- My autism whisperer -- Katie Wright -- The power of believing -- Samantha Gray -- God help us -- Stan Kurtz -- Committing -- Branson's miracle -- Barbara Walters is not so scary after all! -- Gina Tembenis -- Guardian angel -- Collective awakening -- A mother warrior is-- -- Generation rescue -- Resources -- DAN! doctor directory.
Summary The best-selling author of Louder Than Words shares stories of support and healing as submitted by parents of autistic children from all over the country, in a volume that also touches on the author's own experiences as an advocate for her son.
Subject Parents of autistic children -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780525950691 (hardcover)
0525950699 (hardcover)

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