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Eating an Artichoke: A Mother's Perspective on Asperger Syndrome

Echo R. Fling is past President of ASC-US (Asperger Syndrome Coalition of the United States, Inc.). She lives in New Jersey with her husband and two children. Echo is a twenty-year veteran journalist, having worked in both the print and broadcast genres, and has taken extensive leave from her writing career to advocate for AS awareness. Her son Jimmy was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome in 1996.
Foreword, by Tony Attwood. Preface. Acknowledgments. 1. There's Something Wrong with Your Son. 2. Looking Back. 3. Now What Do We Do? 4. Back to Basics. 5. Kitchen Classroom. 6. Reality Check. 7. Away at School. 8. Just a Lonely Boy. 9. Drugs? 10. Out to Lunch. 11. Light at the End of the Tunnel. 12. The Heart of my Artichoke. 13. ChaGǪ ChaGǪ ChaGǪ Changes. 14. Making Sense of the Sensory. 15. Holla-daze. 16. Of Things Motoric. 17. My Girly. 18. Finding His Passion - and Beyond. Resources.
This book... enlightening and encouraging parents with similar experiences, and it has great value from this perspective.
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