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Co-authored from the separate viewpoints of an autistic young adult and his mother, this 2nd edition book (originally titled, Expect a Miracle: A Mother/Son Asperger Journey of Determination and Triumph) makes it possible to experience life from the perspective of a person on the spectrum, thus enabling an intricate understanding. This work uniquely chronicles the challeng ...more
Paperback, 2nd edition, 388 pages
Published July 2020 by AAPC Publishing (first published November 2014)
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Paula Kluth
Aug 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I sat down with Expect a Miracle in the morning and didn’t stop reading until I finished it in the late afternoon. This son-mother collaboration is a page-turner filled with lessons on teaching and learning, parenting, collaborating, listening, and true support.

There are many autism stories, autobiographies, biographies, and guides available, but this book is unique because it offers something for everyone. It is a story of diagnosis, growing up, and thriving. It’s a biography and autobiography;
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Elizabeth
Jul 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Highly recommend! A great resource for anyone looking to expand their knowledge about autism. Mother and son deliver strategies for success and real life anecdotes in an extremely readable and easy to reference format.
Erin
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I loved it! I found David's story very interesting and he has inspired me to love and accept myself. ...more
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JUST RELEASED: THE 2nd EDITION of this book, which includes and supercedes the first! The retitled "Expect a Miracle: Understanding and Living with Autism" continues our journey and includes chapters on young adult issues, including college success and work place acclimation!

David is a 27 year-old teacher, national speaker, and actor who has autism. He graduated cum laude in 2015 with a B.A. in Mi
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