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Author Taylor, Lori Ashley, author.

Title Dragonfly : a daughter's emergence from autism : a practical guide for parents / Lori Ashley Taylor ; foreword by Jennifer O'Toole.

Publication Info. New York : Skyhorse Publishing, [2018]


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Description 295 pages : color photographs ; 24 cm
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Summary "Over a decade ago, an autism diagnosis had confined Lori Ashley Taylor's daughter Hannah to an inaccessible world. Lori became a tireless researcher, worker, and advocate, and her dedication showed results. There can be progression and shifting on the spectrum, and Hannah has done just that--she has emerged. Part narrative and part practical guide, Dragonfly provides anecdotal and practical guidance for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder. The author discusses intervention strategies, therapies such as Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), and different medical tests. She explains Autism terminology like hyperresponsivesness and stimming. A classroom teacher herself, she recommends educational accommodations and supports. Busy parents can find practical tips on everything from making friends to Sensory Processing Disorder in helpful sidebars in the text. Taylor's personal experience is supplemented by wisdom from a series of round table discussions featuring other parents of children with autism-- Publisher's website.
Subject Taylor, Hannah -- Mental health.
Taylor, Lori Ashley.
Parents of autistic children -- Biography.
Autistic children -- Care.
ISBN 9781510732179 (hardcover)
1510732179 (hardcover)

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