If you like realistic stories, compassionate characters, and overcoming adversity, then you'll adore these stories of love and family.Autism Goes to School - A single dad. An autistic boy. A teacher. Can they be what each other needs?After suddenly receiving custody of his five year old son, Ben must learn how to be a dad. The fact that he'd even fathered a child was news to him. Not only does this mean restructuring his sixty-hour workweek and becoming responsible for another human being, but also Kyle has autism. Enter the school system and a shaky beginning. Under the guidance of a gifted teacher, Ben and Kyle take tentative steps to becoming father and son.Teacher Melanie Nicols sees Ben as a deadbeat dad, but grudgingly comes to admire how he hangs in, determined to learn for his son's sake. Her admiration grows to more as father and son come to rely on Melanie being a part of their lives.Autism Runs Away - An autistic child flees in a panic. His last school couldn't cope. Now, his mom's enrolled him in a new school but remains glued to her phone, waiting for the call to tell her to come pick him up, that they can't handle him, that they don't know what to do with a child who has autism. How can she trust these strangers to look after her son, just one small child among hundreds?Autism Belongs - Manny doesn't talk. He doesn't leave the house. His parents desperately try to arrange their world so that Manny does not get upset. Because, when he does, well, the aggression was getting worse. Dare they consider letting him go to school? Is there a chance that Manny actually belongs there? From the creative mind of a psychologist, teacher, and specialist in autism disorders comes a collection of five memorable novels of life and love on the spectrum. Featuring schoolkids, shut-ins, and chefs, these unique fictional accounts depict the challenges and celebrate the joys of raising children and young adults with special needs. Buy Autism School Daze Trilogy to join a brave journey of love and understanding today!
Dr. Sharon A. Mitchell has worked in schools as a teacher, counselor, psychologist and consultant for decades. Her Master's and Doctorate degrees focused on autism. She has delivered workshops and seminars to thousands participants including at national conferences. She continues to write and teaches university classes about students who learn differently.