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Bringing to bear decades of experience and a fresh open-mindedness rarely found among autism experts, Jonathan Alderson tackles the conventional wisdom that has systematically undervalued our children, terrified parents, and blocked innovation in treatment. If you really want to understand an autistic child, dump your old textbooks and read this book instead. --Jill Escher, "Autism Tomorrows"
JONATHAN ALDERSON is an autism treatment specialist and founder of the innovative Intensive Multi-Treatment Intervention Program. A graduate of Harvard University, with experience as a Curriculum Specialist Coordinator with Teach For America, he has trained at the Son-Rise Program in Massachusetts, where he worked as program administrator and a senior therapist trainer. Now based in Toronto, Jonathan is a sought-after speaker and instructor who works with children and families around the world. In 2010, Jonathan was nominated as one of The Globe and Mail’s “25 Transformative Canadians.”
As a special education teacher who has worked with children with autism in both Canada and the U.K., I highly recommend this book to educators, school staff, parents, extended... Read morePublished on May 5 2013 by L.D.
Challenging the Myths of Autism is a wonderful resource for anyone in contact with persons (especially children) with autism. Read morePublished on Sept. 20 2011 by Abell88
As a parent of a child with autism, I recommend this book to everyone who has a child with autism in their lives: parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, educators and doctors. Read morePublished on Aug. 28 2011 by A. Pearson