Mio Fratello Uscito Dall Autismo

Author: Gianni Papa
Editor: PubMe
ISBN: 8894813606
Size: 10,25 MB
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Alessandro è un bambino in gambissima con un fratello speciale, Michele. La mamma continua a dire "Michele deve guarire!" ma per Alessandro Michele non è malato. Per Alessandro, Michele è suo fratello. Inseguendo il sogno di guarigione ad ogni costo, la famiglia di Alessandro passerà attraverso i rimedi - ufficiali e non - per l'autismo: il "trattamento comportamentale", gli antifungini, gli integratori, le uova di parassita, la camera iperbarica, la chelazione. Al grido di "Michele deve guarire!" Giorgio e Francesca, il papà e la mamma di Alessandro, le proveranno davvero tutte. Uno spaccato dell'assurda vita normale delle famiglie con autismo, raccontata con sagacia e acutezza mai viste prima d'ora.

Tuscia Slow In 80 Ricette

Author: Fabiana Eramo
Editor:
ISBN: 9788895187426
Size: 13,29 MB
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The Door To December

Author: Dean R. Koontz
Editor: New Amer Library
ISBN: 9780451232083
Size: 19,29 MB
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A frantic mother, who has been separated from her nine-year-old daughter, Melanie, for six years, strives to rescue her from the people who have been subjecting her to terrifying psychological experiments, in a new edition of the classic novel of psychological suspense, featuring a new afterword by the author. Reissue.

Iris Grace

Author: Arabella Carter-Johnson
Editor: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1510719806
Size: 13,60 MB
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Iris Grace is a beautiful little girl who, from a very young age, barely communicated, avoided social interaction with other people, and rarely smiled. From both before her diagnosis of autism and after, she seemed trapped in her own world, unable to connect with those around her. One day, her mother brought home a Maine Coon kitten for Iris, even though cats aren’t typically thought of as therapy pets. Thula, named after one of Iris’s favorite African lullabies and meaning “peace” in Zulu, immediately bonded with Iris. Thula knew right away how to assuage Iris when she became overstimulated; when to intervene when Iris became overwhelmed; and how to provide distraction when Iris started heading toward a meltdown. Whether exploring, playing, sleeping, or taking a bath with Iris or accompanying the family on a bike ride, Thula became so much more than a therapy cat. With Thula’s safe companionship, Iris began to talk and interact with her family. This heartwarming story is illustrated with sixty of Iris’s gorgeous impressionistic paintings, works of art that have allowed her to express herself since the age of three. A gifted artist, Iris sees the natural world in a profoundly vivid and visceral way. With Thula by her side, she’ll sit and paint for hours, and the results are stunning. Inspiring and touching, Iris Grace follows the struggles and triumphs of a family—and a miracle cat—as they learn to connect with an amazing child.

Empty Fortress

Author: Bruno Bettelheim
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0029031400
Size: 13,27 MB
Format: PDF
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Focusing on three case histories, the author attempts to reveal the problems and struggles of the autistic child

Basta Vado A Dormire

Author: AA.VV.
Editor: Les Flâneurs Edizioni
ISBN: 882606492X
Size: 19,56 MB
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“Basta, vado a dormire” è un’emozionante raccolta corale di racconti scritta da genitori, parenti, operatori sanitari che hanno quotidianamente a che fare con il complesso mondo dello spettro autistico. Purtroppo, benché viviamo nella realtà della comunicazione di massa, ben poco si sa sull’autismo e ancor meno si immaginano le difficoltà, i costi, le offese e la mancanza di considerazione con i quali ogni giorno bisogna scendere a patti. Lo scopo di questo libro è dunque in primo luogo quello di informare, e inoltre quello di rendere partecipi i lettori di un grande progetto: fondare in tutta Italia delle case in cui i ragazzi possano sentirsi al sicuro, stringere relazioni, godere giorno dopo giorno di un diritto che ormai si dà per scontato: il diritto a una vita dignitosa.

Life Animated

Author: Ron Suskind
Editor: Disney Electronic Content
ISBN: 1368003958
Size: 19,11 MB
Format: PDF
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Now with additional material from the Suskind family! Imagine being trapped inside a Disney movie and having to learn about life mostly from animated characters dancing across a screen of color. A fantasy? A nightmare? This is the real-life story of Owen Suskind, the son of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind and his wife, Cornelia. An autistic boy who couldn't speak for years, Owen memorized dozens of Disney movies, turned them into a language to express love and loss, kinship, brotherhood.The family was forced to become animated characters, communicating with him in Disney dialogue and song; until they all emerge, together, revealing how, in darkness, we all literally need stories to survive.

Jung S Map Of The Soul

Author: Murray Stein
Editor: Open Court
ISBN: 0812697073
Size: 14,87 MB
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More than a mere overview, the book offers readers a strong grounding in the basic principles of Jung's analytical psychology in addition to illuminating insights.

Strange Son

Author: Portia Iversen
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101217511
Size: 19,17 MB
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More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.

Rethinking Autism

Author: Lynn Waterhouse
Editor: Academic Press
ISBN: 0124159613
Size: 19,95 MB
Format: PDF
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There is a near hysteria over dramatic increases in autism prevalence at a time when we still don't know what causes the disorder and have no known cures. More and more money is being poured into autism research with conflicting research findings, none of which appear to be getting us closer to prevention or treatment. This book carefully examines the psychology, neuroscience, genetic, and medical research findings to date from autism research and provocatively suggests that what we've labeled "autism" is several different disorders, and the way forward for more effective research for prevention and treatment. Autism is a massive worldwide problem with increasing prevalence rates, now thought to be as high as 1 in 38 children (Korea) and 1 in 100 children (CDC- US) Autism is the 3rd most common developmental disability. 400,000 people in the US alone have autism Autism effects entire brain including communication, social behavior, reasoning and is lifelong There is no known cause and no cure Funding for Autism research quadrupled from 1995 to 2000 up to $45m, and the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee has recommended $1billion funding from 2010-2015