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Soon will come the light : a view from inside the autism puzzle / by Thomas A. McKean.

By: McKean, Thomas A
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Arlington, TX : Future Horizons, 2001, c1994Edition: 2nd edDescription: xviii, 155 p. : ill. ; 21 cmISBN: 9781885477118 (pbk.); 1885477112 (pbk.)Subject(s): Across the lifespan | Autobiographies and memoirs | Books by autistic authors | Special interestsSummary: "Winner of the Autism Society of America's Literary Achievement Award, this heartwarming book was one of the first autobiographies to provide unique insight into the world of autism. Tom McKean grew up in a confusion of misdiagnosis, spending years in an institution and finally journeying into adulthood, seeking answers. He finally comes to a "working truce" with the neurotypical world and discovers he has various talents in fields such as computers and technical design, in addition to his passion for writing. His challenges, discoveries, and successes will move you as his poetry, songs, and humor delight you."
List(s) this item appears in: Deinstitutionalization and community care

"Includes revisions and additions to previous printings"--T.p. verso.

Edition statement from cover.

"Winner of the Autism Society of America's Literary Achievement Award, this heartwarming book was one of the first autobiographies to provide unique insight into the world of autism. Tom McKean grew up in a confusion of misdiagnosis, spending years in an institution and finally journeying into adulthood, seeking answers. He finally comes to a "working truce" with the neurotypical world and discovers he has various talents in fields such as computers and technical design, in addition to his passion for writing. His challenges, discoveries, and successes will move you as his poetry, songs, and humor delight you."