I am in here : the journey of a child with autism who cannot speak but finds her voice / Elizabeth M. Bonker & Virginia G. Breen.
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- ISBN: 9780800720711 (cloth) :
- ISBN: 0800720717 (cloth) :
- Physical Description: 245 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
- Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI : Revell, c2011.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. -245).
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Hope: the quiet miracle of "how people" -- Autism: we all fight a battle -- Preschool: buried treasures -- Wall Street and autism: living in two worlds -- Poetry: on her own terms -- Elementary school: looking for ability, not disability -- Community: a little help from my friends -- Nature: listening to trees in Harvard Yard -- Hopes and dreams: relentless parenting -- Middle school: be flexible -- Families: we all have our stories -- Suffering: a view from Tibet -- God: learning each other -- Healing: a wing and a prayer -- Joy: the secret of how.
|Summary, etc.:|| She looked into my eyes and blinked hers slowly and deliberately, like a stroke victim, to show me that although she couldn't speak, she understood what I was saying to her. I stroked her hair softly. 'I know you're in there, honey,' I told her. 'We'll get you out.'" Despite the horror of seeing fifteen-month-old Elizabeth slip away into autism, her mother knew that her bright little girl was still in there. When Elizabeth eventually learned to communicate, first by using a letterboard and later by typing, the poetry she wrote became proof of a glorious, life-affirming victory for this young girl and her family.I Am in Here is the spiritual journey of a mother and daughter who refuse to give up hope, who celebrate their victories, and who keep trying to move forward despite the obstacles. Although she cannot speak, Elizabeth writes poetry that shines a light on the inner world of autism and the world around us. That poetry and her mother's stirring storytelling combine in this inspirational book to proclaim that there is always a reason to take the next step forward--with hope.
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