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The Sound of a Miracle: A Child’s Triumph over Autism

By Annabel Stehli

The story of Georgiana Stehli’s triumphant progress from autistic and functionally retarded to gifted. Inspiring parent to defy the negative prognosis of the experts and fight for their children with Autism, Pervasive Developmental Delay (PDD), Attention Deficit Disorder (ASDD) and Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD), Dyslexia, and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Available from the publisher, Georgiana Institute, Inc.

A Parent’s Guide to Developmental Delays : Recognizing and Coping with Missed Milestones in Speech, Movement, Learning, and Other Areas

By Laurie Fivozinsky LeComer

The quality of the identification and explanation of the various types of delays and disabilities is exceptional and will be useful to any parent who is worried about these issues. Normal development, indications of problems, specific examples, parenting suggestions, and treatment are presented in each chapter in a well thought out and informative manner. The overall tone of the book is encouraging and supportive for parents who are concerned about their children.

Love You to Pieces: Creative Writers on Raising a Child with Special Needs

By Suzanne Kamata

A thought-provoking and emotional literary journey through the voices of their parents into the lives of families of children with serious disabilities. This professional edited collection of short stories and poems provides a glimpse into the struggles of living with long-term disabilities that are rarely visible to the “normal” world. The breadth and intensity of this collection will astound you while captivating your interest. Available from Beacon Press, Boston.

God Plays Piano, Too: The Spiritual Lives of Disabled Children

By Brett Webb-Mitchell

A collection of narratives that look into the spiritual lives of children with autism and behavioral disorders. The author gives voice to those who are seldom heard and shows us that God is often hidden in the most surprising places.

A Guide to Special Education Advocacy

By Matthew Cohen

An erudite and in-depth description of the workings of the special education administration process in action, which guides parents through the potential pitfalls of special education, through the IEP process and implementation. With detailed analyses and examples, Cohen explains where the process can become derailed and how parents can facilitate its implementation in a way that is most beneficial for their child.

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