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Breaking Autism's Barriers: A Father's Story

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Bill Davis is the father of Chris, who has autism. Breaking Autism's Barriers: A Father's Story chronicles Bill's fight to overcome the physical, emotional, public, educational, and therapeutic obstacles to his son's disorder. Few books about autism have been written from a father's perspective. None so effectively walks the reader through each moment of a family's experie ...more
Paperback, 399 pages
Published February 15th 2001 by Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Melissa Wilson
Jan 13, 2011 rated it it was ok
I liked the sections that he talked about IEP and FAPE. Those were helpful. Also, playing with your son/daughter as often as possible whether they talk, have eye contact, tantrum, or not.

I didn't really find the rest of the book helpful and I can't stand how he idolized himself and his family about every action they took. No one is perfect, but he sure made himself out to be.

He also gave a website: www.autismhelp.net for obtaining an ID tag in case your child is found by others or the police.
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