A Child's Journey Out of Autism: One Family's Story of Living in Hope and Finding a Cure

[Leeann Whiffen] è A Childs Journey Out of Autism: One Familys Story of Living in Hope and Finding a Cure ☆ Read Online eBook or Kindle ePUB. A Childs Journey Out of Autism: One Familys Story of Living in Hope and Finding a Cure In this extraordinary story of one familys struggle with autism, Leeann Whiffen gives voice to the fear of losing a child and the fight to reclaim him, exploring what treatments eased her son Clays symptoms, where the Whiffens found support, and how the family conquered one of the toughest challenges a child can face.With a foreword by autism specialist Dr. There is no easy fix or magic bullet for recovering a child from autism, but as Leeann so skillfully shows us, with perseverance and deter

A Child's Journey Out of Autism: One Family's Story of Living in Hope and Finding a Cure

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Rating : 4.51 (567 Votes)
Asin : 1402218389
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 336 Pages
Publish Date : 2017-06-19
Language : English

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From Publishers Weekly The story of Clay Whiffen started out no differently than that of countless others diagnosed with autism: his parents, author Leeann and her husband, Sean, felt they could only watch as their happy baby morphed into a child they did not recognize. (In the foreword, Dr. Bryan Jepson writes that in the mid-1980s, autism was a rare condition—1 in 5,000 children; by the mid-1990s, it had become the most common developmental disability with 1 in 150 children diagnosed.) But soon, Leeann writes, "I feel compelled to do whatever it takes to help Clay

In this extraordinary story of one family's struggle with autism, Leeann Whiffen gives voice to the fear of losing a child and the fight to reclaim him, exploring what treatments eased her son Clay's symptoms, where the Whiffens found support, and how the family conquered one of the toughest challenges a child can face.With a foreword by autism specialist Dr. There is no easy fix or magic bullet for recovering a child from autism, but as Leeann so skillfully shows us, with perseverance and determination, the possibilities and rewards are endless. This is an important book to read if your family has not been touched by autism, because it's important to understand the disorder that has affected so many all over the world. Told with the intensity of a medical thriller, the extraordinary story of how Clay Whiffen and his family conquered autism."Leeann Whiffen's fight for her son is a poignant, intimate story of perseverance and love - a reminder to all of us that a mother is the greatest ally a child with autism will ever have. Thank you, Leeann, for sharing your story and empowering parents to make that journey to rediscover their child."Chantal Sicile-Kira, author of Autism Life Skills, Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum, and Autism Spectrum Disorders."Leeann Whiffen takes the reader onto the rollercoaster ride that is autism from the first chapter to

Required Reading! AJM This is such a fantastic book. It should be read by anyone who is planning to have kids or who knows someone planning to have kids! Early recognition of possible autism is the key, obviously, to early intervention. I speak from personal experience when I say that early intervention CAN recover a child with autism or seriously mitigate the effects. If you have a child with a diagnosis PLEASE read this book. The diet seems im. A book of HOPE for all fighting autism David Vowell I strongly recommend this book to all who are fighting to save our sons and daughters from Autism. As a mother of a 3 year old little boy I am drawn to Leeann's strength and courage to keep fighting and find the right path and methods to help her son Clay. A wonderful book about HOPE, love and courage to fight no matter what! Autism is treatable!With Hope,Traci Bauer-VowellJack's mom. "An inspiring must read" according to Ricci Carole King. Leeann Whiffen has written a deeply intimate, poignant, and inspiring book describing the courageous journey her family traveled in their determined and successful efforts to recover her second son, Clay, from the grip of autism. As the mother of a teenage son with autism, I was completely drawn in as Ms. Whiffen provided a detailed account of Clay's health issues starting in infancy, and his emerging signs of autism. Even