Mother Warriors : A Nation of Parents Healing Autism Against All Odds

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  • Copyright: 2009-03-31
  • Publisher: Plume
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McCarthy received an overwhelming response from other parents of autistic children after she published the 'New York Times'-bestselling work, 'Louder Than Words.' In her new book, the author expands her massage to share recovery stories from parents across the country.

Author Biography

Jenny McCarthy is the NewYork Times bestselling author of Belly Laughs: The Naked Truth About Pregnancy and Childbirth; Baby Laughs: The Naked Truth About the First Year of Mommyhood; Life Laughs: The Naked Truth About Motherhood, Marriage, and Moving On; and Louder Than Words: A Mother's Journey in Healing Autism. She lives in California with her son, Evan, and Jim Carrey.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. xiii
The Time is Now
Opening the Can of Wormsp. 3
Imaginep. 20
"I'm Not Crazy!"p. 23
Diane Sawyer Rocks!p. 26
Stan the Manp. 29
Nothing Can Stop Me-Not Even Barbara Waltersp. 40
Home Sweet Homep. 47
The Magnitude of Painp. 49
Speaking of the Devilp. 54
At This Moment in Time, the American Academy of Pediatrics Sucksp. 57
Strength in Numbers
Michelle Woods: Mother Warrior to Kevinp. 61
Canaries in the Coal Minep. 75
Amazing Maisiep. 77
Lisa Ackerman: Mother Warrior to Jeffp. 86
Siblingsp. 103
What a "Trip"p. 105
Becky Behnan: Mother Warrior to Jackp. 109
My Autism Whispererp. 125
Katie Wright: Mother Warrior to Christianp. 129
The Power of Believingp. 140
Samantha Gray: Mother Warrior to Zachp. 143
God Help Usp. 158
Stan Kurtz: Warrior Dad of Ethanp. 160
Committingp. 182
Branson's Miraclep. 184
Barbara Walters Is Not So Scary After All!p. 190
Gina Tembenis: Mother Warrior to Eliasp. 192
Guardian Angelp. 204
Collective Awakeningp. 214
A Mother Warrior Is...p. 216
Generation Rescuep. 219
Resourcesp. 221
Biomedical Doctor Directoryp. 223
Acknowledgmentsp. 249
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