ISBN13:978-0738209661 ISBN10: 073820966X This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0738206660 ISBN10: 0738206660
Summary: In 1997, writer Patricia Stacey and her husband, Cliff, learned that their six-month-old son, Walker, might never walk or talk, or even hear or see. Unwilling to accept this grim prognosis, they embarked on a five-year odyssey that took them into alternative medicine and the newest brain research-and toward a new understanding of autism. Finally this search brought them to pioneering developmental psychiatrist Stanley Greenspan, who helped them save their son and bri
ng him into full contact with the world. At once heart-wrenching and hopeful, Patricia Stacey's enthralling memoir traces the experience of a remarkable family who struggled courageously in order to give their son a rich and emotionally full life.
Summary: In 1997, writer Patricia Stacey and her husband, Cliff, learned that their six-month-old son, Walker, might never walk or talk, or even hear or see. Unwilling to accept this grim prognosis, they embarked on a five-year odyssey that took them into alternative medicine and the newest brain research-and toward a new understanding of autism. Finally this search brought them to pioneering developmental psychiatrist Stanley Greenspan, who helped them save their son and bring him into full contact with the world. At once heart-wrenching and hopeful, Patricia Stacey's enthralling memoir traces the experience of a remarkable family who struggled courageously in order to give their son a rich and emotionally full life. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:03 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Da Capo Press Published: 09/01/2004 International: No
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Sirens You'll Have to Wait Grasping
What's in a Face The World Is Too Much Reciprocity The Brain Doesn't Wait The Game The Body Is a Map
The Questions That Haunted Us New Clues A Walk Around the Driveway The Epidemic
Through a Door in the Wall A Challenge, a Game, a Vocation, a Sentence Begin with Desire Tyranny of Attention Partly Heard Song Words The Specter of Loss Ways to Make a Salad The Ladder To Paradise Pond Exotic Poisons, Unusual Connections Through Another Door in the Wall
Imagining the World A Close Call Companions A Searchlight The Senses Revisited
I Have a Prob'em Epiphany What Wrecks This World A Car Turning Off the Road Eyes of a Stranger The Fate of Babies and Pirates Epilogue About the Author
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