Autism Mothers Speak Out.

Autism Mothers Speak Out.

Stories of Advocacy and Activism from Around the World


Edited by Maggi Golding and Jill Stacey

From America to Australia, and stopping off in every continent in between, these stories from mothers of autistic children highlight changing attitudes to autism. Debunking the myth that autism is a result of bad parenting, this book radiates with the warmth of parent-child relationships and unites autism families across the globe.


"A wonderful collection of stories by parents from all over the world of their children's lives with ASD. These portrayals from different families and their different situations convey, as one parent wrote, 'Happiness and fulfillment of the dreams of our children with autism are in our hands'. As one reads through these stories, often with tears in one's eyes, we revel in their heroism, hard work, and joy, from what they and their children have achieved together.'

- Gary B. Mesibov, Professor Emeritus, University of North Carolina


'Inspirational stories of unconditional love by mothers raising a child with autism into adulthood. Mothers who have tremendous strength and determination to achieve quality of life and happiness for their children and many other people with autism. An affirmation from around the world that mothers are the key to understanding their child's autism.'

- Hilde De Clercq, Director of the Centre for Training on Autism Belgium, Parent, and Author


Autism Mothers Speak Out - Stories of Advocacy and Activism from Around the World is published by Jessica Kingsley Publishing and also available on Amazon.



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