"Surviving Autism" is an informative and supportive guide to help parents raising children with autism. By sharing her story, Judith Gompf offers comfort and essential information to all parents who are in similar circumstances. Autism presents profound challenges, for both children and their parents. This book reminds readers that they do not have to face those challenges alone. The information shared within these pages serves as an invaluable resource to help those affected by autism spectrum disorders.
Throughout this book, readers will learn tips regarding what to look for in their children, information about doctors and specialists, how to manage daily tasks, and what resources children may need.
Gompf also covers helpful agencies and resources, along with details about the public school system and Individual Education Plans (IEPs). Although it might seem daunting and overwhelming to manage bad behaviors, meltdowns, schedules, and finances, this book is certain to remind readers that there is hope and there is support, no matter the circumstances.