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The autistic author and animator : a mother's view of a daughter's triumph / Janet Walmsley.

By: Walmsley, Janet
Material type: TextTextDescription: 200 pages ; 22 cmISBN: 9781771411059Subject(s): Teens | Books by parents | Biographies | Autistic women and girls | Special interestsSummary: "Told from the perspective of a parent whose child has Autism, this is a heartfelt mother-daughter story about the importance of courage, perseverance and the bonds of family. Janet Walmsley’s daughter Jenny, diagnosed with Autism, faced many challenges on the way to reaching her dreams. Janet relates her daughter’s journey and her own feelings as a mother of a child with autism, who decided she would do everything in her power to help her daughter along the way. Through the support and strength of family and friends, and tapping into her own determination, Janet shows how Jenny was able to conquer the obstacles before her to reach her lifelong goals of becoming a professional animator and published author. Janet hopes that other parents and children will similarly realize that being Autistic is no barrier to embracing one’s full potential. This book is a guide to any parent with a child who has special needs. Janet highlights how her daughter Jenny is living, walking proof that Autism is no barrier to success and fulfillment."
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"Told from the perspective of a parent whose child has Autism, this is a heartfelt mother-daughter story about the importance of courage, perseverance and the bonds of family. Janet Walmsley’s daughter Jenny, diagnosed with Autism, faced many challenges on the way to reaching her dreams. Janet relates her daughter’s journey and her own feelings as a mother of a child with autism, who decided she would do everything in her power to help her daughter along the way. Through the support and strength of family and friends, and tapping into her own determination, Janet shows how Jenny was able to conquer the obstacles before her to reach her lifelong goals of becoming a professional animator and published author. Janet hopes that other parents and children will similarly realize that being Autistic is no barrier to embracing one’s full potential. This book is a guide to any parent with a child who has special needs. Janet highlights how her daughter Jenny is living, walking proof that Autism is no barrier to success and fulfillment."