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Item Nr: B 96743 Title: Just This Side of Normal: Glimpses Into Life with Autism
Grade Lvl: T Author: Gerlach, Elizabeth King
Length: 139 Prod/Pub: Future Horizons
Copyright: 1999 Series:
Book Type: Biographee:
Copies: 1 Loan Period: 14 days
 
  The author relates her search to understand her son's world, a world that sometimes makes no sense. Depicts her journey toward understanding and acceptance of his disability. Nicky has autism, a disability that affects not only him, but also those around him. This book, winner of the 2000 ASA Outstanding Literary Work of the Year Award, was one of the first autobiographies written by a parent of a child with autism.

  Subjects:
  1902 - ARL
  1332 - AUTISM/ASD
  1372 - AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  1233 - PARENT AND CHILD
  1465 - SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENTS/PERSONS