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Paula's Journal: Surviving Autism Paperback – May 23, 2012
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About the Author
Stephanie Marks meets the challenges of autism every day of her life. She is non-verbal and uses a laborious communication method called facilitated communication. Ms. Marks also faces the Paula's Journal: Surviving Autism is an amazing window into the life of a young woman with Autism. The short daily journal entries give readers a better understanding of how Paula interprets her world and how others can better understand Autism. Some journal entries are so poignant they make the reader tear up and others are so humorous the reader will laugh out loud. This is a must read for anyone who wants to know more about Autism from the personal perspective.frustration of having sever panic attacks. As a child, Ms. Marks had very limited communication skills. When she was eighteen she learned facilitated communication from a family friend who studied at Syracuse University. Paula's Journal is fiction. However, Paula's thoughts and feelings are not. They are the author's. Read Paula's Journal and you enter the author's world of autism, no words, and panic attacks. You will finish this book a changed person. Ms. Marks also writes poetry and children's books. She and her brother collaborate on songs. One of her songs, "Four Generations", can be heard at www.reverbnation.com/whatif. Stephanie Marks resides in Bentonville, Arkansas, with her beloved dog, Katie.
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Thank you, Stephanie!