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Sxatmari is important to note that this is entirely from the author’s perspective. Find Rare Books Book Value. Stacie Pulford rated it really liked it Apr 03, Applies only to prepaid online orders from US customers.

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A Mind Apart: Understanding Children with Autism and Asperger Syndrome by Peter Szatmari

I enjoyed his style of writing and could feel his respect, compassion and awe through his stories. Audrey rated it really liked it Jul 02, Those with anxiety of where to start treatment will find plenty of helpful suggestions based on best-practice apary based medicine.

The author presents a message of hope, while still promoting acceptance and awareness of the prognosis of the condition. Accessible, informing and moving, this is one of the better nonfiction books I’ve read szatmair a long while.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Understanding this unusual inner world-and appreciating the unique strengths that thinking differently can bestow-will help parents relate to their children more meaningfully, and make the “outer world” a less scary place. The book is written objectively and engagingly, with literary skill and a sense of optimism that will be particularly appealing to parents.

Szatmari also has a tendency toward wordiness; I found my eyes glazing over several times. Pefer Options Sign in.

Return to Book Page. An enlightening and welcome resource for many, many families, and one that should also be read by all professionals in the field.

A Mind Apart : Understanding Children with Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Ships from Reno, NV. Why would a child refuse to talk about anything but wasp wings – or the colour of subway train doors? Feb 03, Kristine Hansen rated it liked it Shelves: In this compassionate book, leading autism authority Dr. Used – Like New. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of To live apart from other minds, unaware of their intentions, thoughts and feelings.


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Two, he outlines the spart between real science and junk science, freely admits that real science has very unsatisfying and sparse answers about autism at this stage of the game, and helps parents figure out what’s chaff and what’s good stuff as far as current autism treatments go. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. This might serve petwr as an introduction, and it carries interest in discovering the wide range of auistic behavior.