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Age of Autism Contest: 41 Things To Know About Autism by Chantal Sicile-Kira

Posted Mar 25 2010 12:00am

41 things Congrats to Yesim Söderlund  who won a copy of Chantal Sicile-Kira's new book, 41 Things to Know About Autism.  Order a copy for just $9.99 at AMAZON .

Chantal says, " I wrote this book because parents often write to me and ask, "Is there a book I can give to my mother-in-law or my brother or my neighbor that explains autism in simple terms - that answers the questions people ask : "I'm a grandparent: what can I do to help?" "Why does your child always carry a green plastic snake?" "Why can't he look me in the eye?" "What are the emotional and financial effects on the family?"

I wanted to get out something to help people for Autism Awareness month - so people who wanted to could have a small book to hand out!"

About the book: “A wonderful first introduction to autism for parents, teachers, relatives, and neighbors of a child on the autism spectrum.”   -  Temple Grandin, PhD

Chantal Sicile-Kira provides a clear, instructive explanation of autism. If you know someone with autism and would benefit from a quick, straightforward explanation of the condition, this book is for you. 41 Things explores questions such as: What are the causes of autism? Can vaccines cause autism? How can I recognize the symptoms of autism? What are the emotional effects of autism on the family? Why do children and teens with autism act the way they do?

Chantal Sicile-Kira is an autism advocate and award-winning author of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum, and Autism Life Skills. Sicile-Kira lives in California with her family, who has been featured in the MTV documentary True Life series and the Newsweek cover story Growing Up with Autism.

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