The Resource A shot of hope : real wisdom from a real sibling warrior providing real hope for autism, Zack Peter., (ebook)

A shot of hope : real wisdom from a real sibling warrior providing real hope for autism, Zack Peter., (ebook)

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A shot of hope : real wisdom from a real sibling warrior providing real hope for autism
Title
A shot of hope
Title remainder
real wisdom from a real sibling warrior providing real hope for autism
Statement of responsibility
Zack Peter.
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Autism shakes up your world. It has changed my life and I wasn't even the one diagnosed with it. My brother's name is Ethan Wolfgang, but we call him Deets. He is one of the greatest gifts my family has ever received. And one of the most challenging." So begins Zack Peter's memoir of his family's struggle to cope with his brother's autism. And thus began Peter's mission to ensure that his brother will one day live an independent life. He candidly describes his attempts to get his family on board with Ethan's biomedical treatment and his fight against their reluctance. He relates how his life changes when he comes up with the idea of hosting a local fundraisers, which then throws him into the world of activism. He describes how this leads to his becoming a full-time advocate for autism. As everything in his life becomes more and more centered around "the spectrum," Peter faces the personal struggle of being a voice for the cause while trying to maintain his own identity. Sharing the wisdom he's learned in a voice that's equal parts snark and heart, Peter offers a memoir that's as funny as it is poignant, filled with no-nonsense advice and what he calls "The Hope Rules," which are designed to help preserve sanity, dignity, and the will to stay strong. Whether you know someone with autism or not, Zack Peter's refreshing take on his life as a sibling and activist serves as inspiration to persevere, even when the odds seem impossibly long. It's everything you need to help keep your head up, like the bottom of your glass
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Midwest
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Peter, Zack
Dewey number
  • 618.92/858820092
  • B
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Peter, Zack
  • Autistic children
  • Autistic children
  • Autism
  • Brothers
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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A shot of hope : real wisdom from a real sibling warrior providing real hope for autism, Zack Peter., (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781631440205
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12354743
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remote
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MWT12354743
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A shot of hope : real wisdom from a real sibling warrior providing real hope for autism, Zack Peter., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781631440205
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12354743
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12354743
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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