A Normal Family: Everyday adventures with our autistic son

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    "A wonderful self-portrait of a family with autism at its heart. Uplifting and grounded, frank and encouraging, serious and funny, A Normal Family affirms that there is life after an ASD diagnosis - an atypical life, yes, but an abundant and nourishing life just the same." David Mitchell, author of THE REASON I JUMP Johnny is nineteen. He likes music, art and going to the beach. He is also autistic - in his case that means he will probably never get a job, never have a girlfriend, never leave home. And over the last nineteen years this is what his father, TV producer and comedy writer Henry Normal and his wife Angela have been trying to come to terms with. This is a book for anyone whose life has been touched by autism - it's about the hope, the despair, and the messy, honest sometimes comical day-to-day world of autism, as well as a wonderful, warm book about the unconditional, unconventional love between a father, a mother and a son. 'The book is about how [Henry] grived for the life that Johnny isn't able to have - and learnt to celebrate the one that he does' Times

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    Number of Pages: 352
    Format(s): Hardback - ISBN: 9781473656383
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    Listed in: Memoirs, Autism & Asperger's Syndrome, Coping with illness & specific conditions
    Publisher: Two Roads

    Books by Henry Normal

    Hardback

    RRP: £16.99

    Total: £12.65

    Save: £4.34 per copy!

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