A Full Life with Autism: From Learning to Forming Relationships to Achieving Independence

byChantal Sicile-Kira, Jeremy Sicile-KiraForeword byTemple Grandin

March 27, 2012|
A Full Life with Autism: From Learning to Forming Relationships to Achieving Independence by Chantal Sicile-Kira
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A guide for helping our children lead meaningful and independent lives as they reach adulthood

In the next five years, hundreds of thousands of children with autism spectrum disorder will reach adulthood. And while diagnosis and treatment for children has improved in recent years, parents want to know: What happens to my child when I am no longer able to care for or assist him? Autism expert Chantal Sicile-Kira and her son Jeremy offer real solutions to a host of difficult questions, including how young adults of different abilities and their parents can:

*navigate this new economy where adult service resources are scarce

*cope with the difficulties of living apart from the nuclear family

*find, and keep a job that provides meaning, stability and an income

*create and sustain fulfilling relationships

Chantal Sicile-Kira is an award-winning author, columnist, and speaker on autism. The author of four other books, Sicile-Kira writes for The Huffington Post andPsychologyToday.com. Her story has been covered by a wide variety of media, including NPR, PBS, MTV, the Chicago Tribune, Newsweek, and Fox News.Jeremy Sicile-Kira was diagnosed...
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Title:A Full Life with Autism: From Learning to Forming Relationships to Achieving Independence
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:256 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.58 in
Shipping dimensions:256 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.58 in
Published:March 27, 2012
Publisher:St. Martin's Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780230112469

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