Mothers of Exceptional Children

  • Mary S. Akerley
Part of the Women in Context book series (WICO)


Connie Torisky and I have sons with autism; hers is the oldest of four children, mine is the youngest. What follows is a reflection on that experience. Although autism is a relatively rare disability, I believe my reflection has validity for any mother of a disabled child.


Cerebral Palsy Spina Bifida Autistic Child Handicapped Child Physical Disorder 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mary S. Akerley
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  1. 1.Sasscer, Clagett, Channing & BucherUpper MarlboroUSA

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