The siege

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Harcourt, Brace & World, 1968 - Family & Relationships - 279 pages
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Review: The Siege: A Family's Journey Into the World of an Autistic Child

User Review  - Martha - Goodreads

This book was depressing reading, as it is set back in the days when autism was considered a psychosis. The family struggles to find solutions, searches desperately for professional help, and has to fend off the blame that used to be attached to being the parent of an autistic child. Read full review

Review: The Siege: A Family's Journey Into the World of an Autistic Child

User Review  - Stephanie Patterson - Goodreads

This book, the story of one family's attempt to break through what seems to them to be their child's utter indifference to them, is remarkable both for the mother's story of her own efforts to engage ... Read full review

Contents

The Changeling
3
Doctors and Diagnoses
27
Willed Weakness
41
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