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MIRACLES ARE MADE: A Real-Life Guide to Autism

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Miracles Are Made is a real-life guide written from the happenings of real life. It is a How To on living with and healing autism.Lynette Louise began life's journey first as an individual, then as a mother, and eventually as a grandmother reaching into the heart of this disorder and helping first herself and then her children to become independent. Lynette's journey, chal ...more
Paperback, 370 pages
Published April 2nd 2011 by Robert Reed Publishers (first published March 24th 2011)
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May 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Miracles Are Made is the kind of story that comes at us with charm and sophistication in an open, honest discussion in a real-life guide to autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Lynette describes this complex neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impaired reciprocal social interaction and impaired communication offering real solutions.

The author presents a well-informed illustration of behaviorally defined disorders associated with characteristic cognitive, language, and behavior features of
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Mar 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
So honest and unique! This book reads like an impressive novel. I felt love and prejudice and sadness and joy. At the same time I felt like I was offered a clear understanding of the subtle shifts I could make as an autism mom and sibling to make our lives ultimately better.

And I have! And it is!! I'll admit that I skimmed some of the smarty pants brain facts and neurofeedback suggestions, but I was also glad it was there. And over the last few years I have returned to those pages.

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Jan 19, 2020 rated it liked it
Over all, Lynette and I have some difference of beliefs in some big ways, but I can't help but to be intrigued by her. I don't always agree with her, but I found value and wisdom in this book, none the less. It's been a while since I read it, but the respect I gained for her has stayed with me. I think this is a book worth reading, especially if, like me, you have some difference of opinions but can over look those to hear her side and gain wisdom in her words. ...more
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