The first-hand accounts of the siblings interviewed and the authors suggestions make this an invaluable resource. -- Nancy G. Richardson, Retired director of the New Jersey Center for Outreach and Services for the Autism Community (COSAC), and the parent of two adult children, one who has autism and the other his loving, supportive sister
<br /><br />This book is an intriguing mixture of facts and experiences that will benefit both siblings and parents. -- Carolyn Bruey, Psy.D., Licensed psychologist, managing partner of Developmental Disabilities Resources
<br /><br />This book will be a great resource for all families who live with autism. --Cara Spencer, Ph.D., Assistant professor, Howard University
About the Author
MARY JANE WEISS has been working in the field of autism for 20 years, and received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Rutgers University in 1990. She is the Director of the Division of Research and Training at the Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center at Rutgers University. Her clinical and research interests center on identifying best practice, ABA techniques, evaluating the impact of ABA in learners with autism, and maximizing family members expertise and adaptation. She has written numerous articles and two books on autism (with Sandra Harris), Right From the Start and Reaching Out, Joining In: Teaching Social Skills to Young Children with Autism.
LYNNE STERN FEIGES grew up in New Jersey with three brothers, two of whom have developmental disabilities. A freelance writer and attorney, she lives out West with her husband and daughter.