Autism's Stepchild
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Autism's Stepchild : A Mother's Story

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Autism's Stepchild is the story of a mother's unfailing struggle over two decades to find adequate care for her daughter Jean. Misdiagnosed and misunderstood Jean had a condition that today would be understood to be autism. Erik Erikson became interested in her and counseled her family. She became the chapter "Early Ego Failure" in his classic book, Childhood and Society. Phyllis D. Grilikhes, the author of this volume, worked with Jean after Erikson left and followed her through adolescence into adulthood to the present day.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 9mm | 204g
  • Regent Press Printers & Publishers
  • English
  • 3 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 1587903733
  • 9781587903731
  • 1,893,258

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Autism's Stepchild is a wonderfully insightful book about the author's relationship with a young autistic girl and her mother. At a time when we are seeing ever more autism in young children, Grilikhes points to a way of successful therapy in her interaction with both mother and daughter. - Antonia Bercovici. Ph.D.show more

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