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Dads and autism : how to stay in the game / Emerson B. Donnell III.

By: Donnell III, Emerson B
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Altruist Pub., 2009Description: 218 pages; 22 cmISBN: 9780578019017Subject(s): Childhood | Resources for parents | Books by parents | Family life | Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)Summary: "With the divorce rate of parents of an autistic child estimated to be as high as 85%, this resource finally addresses this heartbreaking statistic and shows parents how to beat the odds. Recognizing an autistic child’s inability to connect with other people, and how this can particularly affect fathers, the tools and examples provided here will teach dads how to connect and help them stay the course. These specific strategies to develop affection and proper emotional response are designed to break a child through the gray shell of autism and blossom the colorful humanity that is hidden within. The book also delves into all the current theories of autism’s causes, addresses the inconsistencies of each one, and explores epigenetics, the new science that may finally tie those loose ends together."
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"With the divorce rate of parents of an autistic child estimated to be as high as 85%, this resource finally addresses this heartbreaking statistic and shows parents how to beat the odds. Recognizing an autistic child’s inability to connect with other people, and how this can particularly affect fathers, the tools and examples provided here will teach dads how to connect and help them stay the course. These specific strategies to develop affection and proper emotional response are designed to break a child through the gray shell of autism and blossom the colorful humanity that is hidden within. The book also delves into all the current theories of autism’s causes, addresses the inconsistencies of each one, and explores epigenetics, the new science that may finally tie those loose ends together."