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Jennifer Overton - Snapshots of Autism: A Family Album - 9781843107231 - V9781843107231
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Snapshots of Autism: A Family Album

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Description for Snapshots of Autism: A Family Album Paperback. Jennifer Overton uses the key calendar events in the year to discuss the roller coaster of emotions that accompany life with her autistic son Nicholas. This book is a powerful account of what it is like to mother an autistic child, which puts a human face to autism amid all the overwhelming myths and facts that surround it. Num Pages: 224 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: BG; JMC; MMJ; VFJB; VFX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 14. Weight in Grams: 344.

An excellent book from start to finish, this story chronicles one year in the life of an autistic eleven-year-old-boy. Written with candor and honesty by Nicholas' mother, Jennifer, the diary touches on the bad days as well as the good. It also sheds light on the toll that raising an autistic child can take on a parent, as well as the obstacles and milestones that Nicholas meets along the way... the faith, hope and love that the Overton's have is reflective in every page. Because this book is written by the parent of an autistic child as opposed to a ... Read more

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Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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London, United Kingdom
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About Jennifer Overton
Jennifer Overton graduated from York University, Toronto with a Master's Degree in Theatre Performance and has been a professional actor, director and educator for over twenty years. She lives with her family in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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