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Not My Boy!: A Dad's Journey with Autism

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"Like most fathers, I'd dreamt of doing all sorts of things with my son. I had so many plans, but when I was told my son was autistic, those plans seemed more like a fantasy. Well, eight years after that dreadful diagnosis, I am writing this book to let every father know that your plans for you and your son can still be a reality. It's just the path that takes you there that has to be altered."

Autism affects four times as many boys as it does girls. For their fathers, expectations and hopes are drastically changed—NFL star Rodney Peete's were when his son R.J. was diagnosed at the age of three. After a period of anger and denial, an all-too-common reaction among fathers, Rodney joined his wife, Holly, in her efforts to help their son. With determination, love, and understanding, the family worked with R.J. to help him once again engage with the world. Eight challenging years later, R.J. has gone from the son one doctor warned would never say, "I love you," to a thriving, vibrant boy who scored his first soccer goal while his dad cheered from the sidelines.

Synopsis:

Former pro football star Rodney Peete presents a touching story about living with an autistic son.

About the Author

Richard Allen is professor and chair of cinema studies at New York University. He is the author of numerous essays on Hitchcock, coeditor of two anthologies, "Alfred Hitchcock: Centenary Essays" and "Hitchcock: Past and Future," and with Sidney Gottlieb he edits the "Hitchcock Annual" for Wallflower Press.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400165308
Author:
Peete, Rodney
Publisher:
Tantor Media Inc
Read by:
Allen, Richard
Read:
Allen, Richard
Narrated:
Allen, Richard
Author:
Allen, Richard
Author:
Morton, Danelle
Location:
Old Saybrook
Subject:
Children with Special Needs
Subject:
Psychopathology - Autism
Subject:
Parental Memoirs
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Edition Description:
Unabridged,MP3 - Unabridged CD
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.4 x 5.3 x 0.6 in 0.2 lb
Media Run Time:
420

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Health and Self-Help » Psychology » Autism
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