9781934759493

Miracles are Made : A Real-Life Guide to Autism

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    9781934759493

  • ISBN10:

    193475949X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-04-02
  • Publisher: Midpoint Trade Books Inc
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Summary

Miracles Are Made is a real-life guide written from the happenings of real life. It is a How To on living with and healing autism.Lynette Louise began life's journey first as an individual, then as a mother, and eventually as a grandmother reaching into the heart of this disorder and helping first herself and then her children to become independent. Lynette's journey, challenging as it was, taught her many lessons on the very real possibilities and limitations buried within the diagnosis.In Miracles Are Made Lynette not only shares stories from her personal and professional life but also illuminates the whys and the wherefores of the social climate parents find themselves in when coping with autism. She does this by educating us on the history of science and social awareness in relation to this disorder. She then teaches us how to make the best of what is possible and recreate the healings she has been fortunate enough to facilitate. You will come away understanding how to understand autism.You will come away knowing what to do.

Author Biography

Lynette Louise MS, NTC, BCIA-EEG Board Certified in Neurofeedback; PhD in MOM Lynette raised eight children, (six adopted, five disabled, four on the autism spectrum). Only one retains his label and remains dependent. Born in Canada, Lynette moved to America in 1995. An expert in Autism, she travels internationally performing on the subject, teaching children and their families, and speaking to professionals.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Acknowledgments: Teachers, Helpers, and Angelsp. 25
By, For, and Because of My Children, I Came to Understand that Experience Only Teaches the One Who Learnsp. 27
Sharing the Magicp. 29
Neurofeedback to the Rescue or How to Heal a Familyp. 41
Miracles are Made Out of Elbow Grease and Computer Sciencep. 61
Put the Oxygen Mask on You Firstp. 81
The History of Change or How Does It Work? Not in a Vacuum!p. 89
OK! OK! Neurofeedback is Great! But Really, How Does It Work?p. 121
Neuroanatomy as My Guidep. 155
Don't Drink the Poisonp. 217
The Thing that Makes this Book Special Is I Finally Figured Out What Helped My Children Changep. 237
Section One Summary Tools of the Tradep. 255
Resource Mep. 271
Autism Basicsp. 273
Autism Spectrum Disorders Definedp. 301
Treating Autismp. 315
Selecting an Autism Treatment Programp. 341
Some Common Questionsp. 347
Growing Up with Autismp. 349
Transitioning to Adulthoodp. 355
Some Helpful Hintsp. 357
Closingp. 361
Research and Resourcesp. 363
About the Authorp. 365
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