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The Everyday Advocate: Standing Up for Your Child with Autismby Areva Martin
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"THE guide for getting the best life possible for your child...invaluable." -Dr. Phil McGraw
Nationally recognized expert on autism advocacy Areva Martin shares her hard-won knowledge as a parent of an autistic child and an individual rights attorney. In The Everyday Advocate, she lays out vital and relevant step-by-step instructions to parents facing the seemingly impossible odds of advocating for a child with autism.
Parents need to become activists for their children's rights to services and learn how to safeguard those rights-both in school and in the larger outside world. An invaluable resource, The Everyday Advocate offers practical, real-world actions that work, lists helpful websites and organizations, and gives parents and caregivers the emotional support they need as they face the challenge of successfully standing up for children with special needs.
A nationally recognized expert on autism advocacy and parent of an autistic child lays out vital and relevant step-by-step instructions to parents facing the seemingly impossible odds of advocating for a child with autism.
"THE guide for getting the best life possible for your child...invaluable."
-Dr. Phil McGraw
As an individual rights attorney and parent of an autistic child herself, Areva Martin shares clear, step-by-step instructions on how parents can assert themselves-with doctors, teachers, school officials, neighbors, or even family members-and get the best results for their child. Practical and inspiring, with personal stories from other parents of autistic children, The Everyday Advocate offers real-world actions that work and teaches parents the skills to become better advocates for their children.
About the Author
Areva Martin, Esq. is a nationally recognized expert on autism advocacy who has appeared on Dr. Phil, Good Morning America, and FOX News, and has counseled hundreds of parents of autistic children.
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