22 people share their experiences of autism and tell a very different tale to the one universally accepted by many medical/therapeutic practitioners and the media. These are stories of hope and achievement, often against great odds. Their message - we are only limited by the limited understanding of those around us and not by our abilities. An insightful read for parents and professionals, that will give a fresh perspective to their interactions with people with Autism. To truly understand another, we must take the time to listen to their journey.
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Sharing Our Wisdom: A Collection of Presentations by People withint the Autism Spectrum
The National Autism committee, Alberta Canada
25 May 2005
Person with disability
Access, Accommodation, Advocacy, Attitudes, Community Development, Day Activities, Education, Employment, Ethics, Families, Friendship, Government, Health, Inclusion, Professionals, Respite, School age, Self Determination, Social Activities, Social Role V