Miracles are Made: A Real-Life Guide to Autism

Miracles are Made: A Real-Life Guide to Autism

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Overview

Miracles Are Made is a real-life guide written from the happenings of real life. It is a How To on living with and healing autism.Lynette Louise began life's journey first as an individual, then as a mother, and eventually as a grandmother reaching into the heart of this disorder and helping first herself and then her children to become independent. Lynette's journey, challenging as it was, taught her many lessons on the very real possibilities and limitations buried within the diagnosis.In Miracles Are Made Lynette not only shares stories from her personal and professional life but also illuminates the whys and the wherefores of the social climate parents find themselves in when coping with autism. She does this by educating us on the history of science and social awareness in relation to this disorder. She then teaches us how to make the best of what is possible and recreate the healings she has been fortunate enough to facilitate. You will come away understanding how to understand autism.You will come away knowing what to do.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781934759493
Publisher: Robert Reed Publishers
Publication date: 04/02/2011
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 370
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Lynette Louise, MS, NTC, BCIA-EEG, Board-certified in Neurofeedback; PhD in MOM Raised eight children, (six adopted, five disabled, four on the Autism spectrum). Only one retains his label and remains dependent. Born in Canada, Lynette moved to America in 1995. An expert in Autism, she travels internationally performing on the subject, teaching children and their families, and speaking to professionals.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Acknowledgments: Teachers, Helpers, and Angels 25

Section 1 By, For, and Because of My Children, I Came to Understand that Experience Only Teaches the One Who Learns 27

Chapter 1 Sharing the Magic 29

Chapter 2 Neurofeedback to the Rescue or How to Heal a Family 41

Chapter 3 Miracles are Made Out of Elbow Grease and Computer Science 61

Chapter 4 Put the Oxygen Mask on You First 81

Chapter 5 The History of Change or How Does It Work? Not in a Vacuum! 89

Chapter 6 OK! OK! Neurofeedback is Great! But Really, How Does It Work? 121

Chapter 7 Neuroanatomy as My Guide 155

Chapter 8 Don't Drink the Poison 217

Chapter 9 The Thing that Makes this Book Special Is I Finally Figured Out What Helped My Children Change 237

Chapter 10 Section One Summary Tools of the Trade 255

Section 2 Resource Me 271

Chapter 11 Autism Basics 273

Chapter 12 Autism Spectrum Disorders Defined 301

Chapter 13 Treating Autism 315

Chapter 14 Selecting an Autism Treatment Program 341

Chapter 15 Some Common Questions 347

Chapter 16 Growing Up with Autism 349

Chapter 17 Transitioning to Adulthood 355

Chapter 18 Some Helpful Hints 357

Closing 361

Research and Resources 363

About the Author 365

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