The book is a collection of real-life stories of people on the autism spectrum growing up, as told by their families. Accounts explore the challenges that families of people with autism have faced, and the techniques they have used to improve the quality of their children's lives, from vitamins and dietary changes to intensive interaction.It was as if the manual activity of Lego had compensated for being forced to use his mind in school, while the mental activity of writing compensated for repetitious manual tasks in the workshop. Far more challenging: Johna#39;s behavior ... We tried megadoses of B6 and magnesium, which had worked before, but this time seemed to make him more irritable. We were suddenly on the brink of losing the onlyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Families of Adults with Autism|
|Author||:||Jane Johnson, Anne Van Rensselaer|
|Publisher||:||Jessica Kingsley Publishers - 2008|