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Title El despertar del autismo : descubre el mundo interior de un niño con autismo / Andrea Libutti ; traducción, Gloria Padilla Sierra.
Author Libutti, Andrea, 1966- author.
Publication Ciudad de México : Diana : Editorial Planeta Mexicana, 2016.
Edition Primera edición.
Description 226 pages ; 23 cm
Call # SPA 618.92858 L
Note Translation of: Awakened by autism : embracing autism, self, and hope for a new world.
Summary "When she was told that her 20-month-old son had autism, Dr. Andrea Libutti was devastated. Therapists said he would never communicate with others, nor would he ever form meaningful relationships. Still, Andrea refused to accept that dim prognosis and instead embarked on a years-long journey of discovery and healing. Using her position as a physician to gain access to a variety of specialists, she explored every promising biomedical and behavioral therapy. Eventually, she came to see that we must consider autism not just from a physical perspective but from an emotional and spiritual one as well. In Awakened by Autism, Andrea distills the results of the research she undertook and relays her personal experiences as she tried one treatment after another in search of a way to help her son. She shares her understanding of the multifactorial nature of autism and the problems inherent in how many health-care professionals view the disorder--all culminating in her ultimate revelation: that each child has unique needs and requires a personalized plan for healing. More than just a practical guide to our children's health, Awakened by Autism is a starting point for healing ourselves and our world. It calls for a paradigm shift surrounding our beliefs about the possibilities for those with autism, allowing us to uncover their hidden brilliance while taking steps to improve their well-being. With the help of this book, we can heal our families beyond all expectations"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Autism.
Autism in children.
Mothers of autistic children.
Autism. (OCoLC)fst00822484
Autism in children. (OCoLC)fst00822498
Mothers of autistic children. (OCoLC)fst01748149
Addl. Author Padilla Sierra, Gloria, translator.
Translation of: Libutti, Andrea, 1966- Awakened by autism.
Addl. Title Awakened by autism. Spanish
ISBN 9786070734410 :
6070734416

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