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Allison's suncatchers and chains : a journey with autism / Kris Jones.

By: Jones, Kris
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Detselig Enterprises Ltd., 2002Description: 272 pages ; 23 cmISBN: 15505923343Subject(s): Across the lifespan | Books by parents | Nonspeaking autistic people | Epilepsy | Autistic women and girls | Autobiographies and memoirsSummary: "Kris Jones and her husband were thrilled when their beautiful baby girl was born. Months later, their joy turned to heartbreak when they realized Allison was not developing as other babies did. Her diagnosis of autism was complicated by severe epilepsy and a weak immune system, and as the years went by, they struggled to find a way to teach Allison even the most basic skills. They came to accept that there would never be a cure for Allison, but they persevered in the face of the enigma she presented to ensure she had the best quality of life possible within the chains of her disability. A journey of hope, despair, courage, and love."
Item type Current location Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode
Book Book AIDE Canada Main Library
02:02.a JONE.C 2002 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 101143
Book Book Sinneave Family Foundation
02:02.a JONE.C 2002 (Browse shelf) 2 Available 100891

"Kris Jones and her husband were thrilled when their beautiful baby girl was born. Months later, their joy turned to heartbreak when they realized Allison was not developing as other babies did. Her diagnosis of autism was complicated by severe epilepsy and a weak immune system, and as the years went by, they struggled to find a way to teach Allison even the most basic skills. They came to accept that there would never be a cure for Allison, but they persevered in the face of the enigma she presented to ensure she had the best quality of life possible within the chains of her disability. A journey of hope, despair, courage, and love."