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Life Behind Glass: A Personal Account of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Jessica Kingsley Pub

Life Behind Glass: A Personal Account of Autism Spectrum Disorder

$ 24.95

118 Pages : Pub Date - 10/01/99

Lawson, Wendy

Wendy Lawson has an autism spectrum disorder. Considered to be intellectually disabled and "almost incapable of doing as she is told" at school, she was later misdiagnosed as schizophrenic - a label that stuck with her for more than 25 years. Her sense of self was then non-existent, but Wendy is now a mother of four with two university degrees; she is a social worker and adult educator, and operates her own business. She is also a poet and writer, sharing her understanding of autism with others to help "build a bridge ...from my world to theirs". This book is part of that bridge.


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