How Our Children with Autism Raised Us as Parents: The Ninety-Nine Jobs Needed to Raise Kids with Autism by Sandy Hallett and Nikki Wisor
“These two mom’s have found a way to laugh at autism, all the while supporting each other, and advocating for their children.- No small feat!”
– Dr. Patricia Manning-Courtney, M.D. Medical Director of The Kelly O’Leary Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders.
“If you are looking for sound, practical advice on how to handle medical, behavioral, and educational challenges of raising a child with autism- this is your book. Written with wit, wisdom and humor-by two mom’s with children with autism.”
– Mark Deis, M.D., FAAP, Developmental Pediatrician
“For those wondering about the challenges of raising and loving a child with autism, the calvary has arrived. Sandy Hallet and Nikki Wisor has stamped the footprints in the sand. Through their trial and triumphs they offer up a sensitive guide through this rewarding journey.”
– Jennifer Mastroianni-writer, The Repository
How Our Children with Autism Raised Us as Parents: The Ninety-Nine Jobs Needed to Raise Kids with Autism was written to shed some light on the humorous side of autism. Autism is not a death sentence. There is a lighter side of Autism Spectrum Disorder, you just need to know where to look.
And just like no two children with autism are the same, no two parents approach autism the same way. As parents of children with autism, the Wisors and the Halletts share their experiences in How Our Children with Autism Raised Us as Parents: The Ninety-Nine Jobs Needed to Raise Kids with Autism.
About the Authors
Sandy and her husband Mike Hallett have two children: T.C., 9, and Ryan, 8, has autism.
Nikki and Steve “Bud” Wisor have three children: Sean, 9, Caley, 7, and Kiera, 4. They are all on the autism spectrum.