Title: Running With Walker : A Memoir
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Pub August 2003
Publication Date: 2003
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: Fine (F)
Edition: First Edition.
Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Fine/no jacket as issue GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. A deeply personal account of raising a child with low functioning autism. Beautifully written by a respected journalist and teacher. Offers hands-on advice to parents in an entertaining and easy-to-read manner. ADVANCE READING COPY. Bookseller Inventory # 20081117103892
By the time he was three, Walker's parents were concerned enough about his delayed development to consult a paediatric neurologist. Doctors diagnosed autism and issued a grim prognosis: 'I hold out no hope for this child'. But they hadn't accounted for Walker's intelligence, affection, and sense of humour - or for the remarkable bonds that grew within his family.
Walker's father, Robert Hughes, tells a touching and inspiring story of discovering that their 'perfect little boy had a problem'. With disarming honesty and humour, the book tells how a family copes and keeps hope alive despite the staggering difficulties autism presents.
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