You’re sitting in the doctor’s office waiting for your child’s diagnosis. The doctor utters the words you have feared: autism spectrum disorder. Your thoughts become flooded with the hopes and dreams of your child’s future now horribly slipping away. The only words you can say are, “What can I do now?” Hope Is Within Reach: Overcoming the Challenges of Autism Spectrum Disorder is a personal journey for one family that turns hopelessness into hope.
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This book is about the challenges of doctors, therapists and the school system interfering with one family’s goal to determine what is happening to their son. Written in a conversational style from one parent to another; this book offers insightful stories and helpful tips for parents looking for guidance. It is a story of instinct, determination, perseverance and ultimately never giving up.
There are many books available on autism spectrum disorder that promises a cure or a healing. This book does not offer a cure but discusses awareness, acceptance and developing an attitude or a voice for your child. Every child deserves the opportunity to reach their highest potential.
Jamie Scheid lives in the Midwest with her husband and two sons, one of whom has autism spectrum disorder. She has spent many years determined to do everything possible for her son including: speech and occupational therapy, homeschool, dietary changes, fighting one of the largest public school systems in the country and actually winning!