Parental Perspective of Needs

  • Margaret Avery Dewey
Part of the Current Issues in Autism book series (CIAM)


In moments of strength, when they are not so overwhelmed that they crave only sympathy, parents of autistic adolescents realize that what they want is understanding and help. Whose understanding? Everyone’s—the teachers’, the neighbors’, the corner policeman’s, and the therapists’. What kind of help? Practical help that meets the unique needs of their autistic son or daughter.


Autistic Child Autistic Individual Parental Perspective Autistic People Autistic Adult 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Margaret Avery Dewey
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  1. 1.Special Education Materials authorAnn ArborUSA

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