"If you see a kid with autism on the street, dont yell at her if shes doing something wrong. She cant help it. Autism is really challenging," explains Christian, who tells about life with his sister, Mary Gwen, a beautiful girl who loves to swim.
In these moving essays, Christian and many other kids tell what its like to live with siblings who have autism. Sometimes they cant talk much. Sometimes they have tantrums.
It can be tough for a family, but there are happy surprises, too. _25E2_2580_259CAutism has helped us to become a better family,_25E2_2580_259D adds Christian. _25E2_2580_259CIt teaches us patience and understanding.
_25E2_2580_259D Ouisie Shapiros inspiring book shows how childrenand all of uscan grow in wisdom, acceptance, and love. Steven Votes warm photos capture the rich emotional life of these amazing families.