The Resource Dragonfly : a Daughter's Emergence from Autism: A Practical Guide for Parents, (ebook)

Dragonfly : a Daughter's Emergence from Autism: A Practical Guide for Parents, (ebook)

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Dragonfly : a Daughter's Emergence from Autism: A Practical Guide for Parents
Title
Dragonfly
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a Daughter's Emergence from Autism: A Practical Guide for Parents
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eng
Summary
A parent's guide to helping children with autism maximize their potential. Over a decade ago, an autism diagnosis had confined Lori Ashley Taylor's daughter Hannah to an inaccessible world. Lori became a tireless researcher, worker, and advocate, and her dedication showed results. There can be progression and shifting on the spectrum, and Hannah has done just that-she has emerged. Part narrative and part practical guide, Dragonfly provides anecdotal and practical guidance for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder. The author discusses intervention strategies, therapies such as Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), and different medical tests. She explains Autism terminology like hyperresponsivesness and stimming. A classroom teacher herself, she recommends educational accommodations and supports. Busy parents can find practical tips on everything from making friends to Sensory Processing Disorder in helpful sidebars in the text. Taylor's personal experience is supplemented by wisdom from a series of round table discussions featuring other parents of children with autism. In the summer of 2013, eight-year-old Hannah wrote "Life of a Dragonfly," a poem with repeated parallel stanzas that used the stages of a dragonfly's life as a mirror for her own physical and cognitive development. Among its wisdom was: "Hope rises, and I begin to reveal my concealed wings. I begin to understand language and what I am meant to do." Taylor has helped her daughter find her wings; in Dragonfly, she gives other parents the tools to do the same
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Midwest
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Taylor, Lori Ashley
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  • 618.92/85882092
  • B
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non fiction
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  • Taylor, Hannah
  • Taylor, Lori Ashley
  • Parents of autistic children
  • Autistic children
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Dragonfly : a Daughter's Emergence from Autism: A Practical Guide for Parents, (ebook)
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multicolored
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txt
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781510732186
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12352056
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remote
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MWT12352056
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Dragonfly : a Daughter's Emergence from Autism: A Practical Guide for Parents, (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
9781510732186
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12352056
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12352056
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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