Autism Annotated Bibliography

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Annotated Bibliography
Goike, J. (2007, June 22), Autism from a Personal Perspective: A True Story of Beating the Odds and Winning, Retrieved from
Jerimie Goike wrote his own life with autism. In the beginning he notes that he wants to dedicate the article to his parents who had never once given up and his deeply loved grandmother. He details a lot about how his family helps him to win the battle against autism. And right now he has a stable job as a telephone operator. And he has his own business even.
Jerimie was diagnosed with autism by only eighteen months old. His first symptom of autism is nonverbal. Every night after putting him to bed, his …show more content…

It gives a guide to help autistic kids from parents’ perspectives, since parents are the first mentor of any children. Holly received an interview from writer Amy Elisa Keith for magazine People. Through telling her family story, she hoped to inspire other families to seek right treatment and keep hope for their special children. The writer Amy records a successful sample that how a Mom wins this battle, goes through desperation to hope, and experience from the first doctor’s cold judge: “your son will never say I love you, mommy or run to you greeting you” to every single day her son runs to her and greet to her along with a kiss from his juicy lips and say “Mom, I love you, you’re …show more content…

He could speak; his first word is “Cow, Cow.” He could point his fat finger at the pictures. However after he received modulations for measles, mumps and rubella, Holly found his son lost communication and connection with others significantly. While in fact, it’s not confirmed that vaccines could cause autism. After RJ’s diagnosis, Holly tried all kinds of intervention therapies. As she said “there wasn’t anything out there I wouldn’t try”. Finally she settled on a therapy called Floor Time. She got on the ground and got up in RJ’s face to force him to interact. Holly practices a same greeting dialogue with RJ constantly until RJ could complete it. In the beginning, I have negative view about forcing autistic kids to do things, but when I see their achievement, I realize it’s worthy. All success needs experience through tough time. Now RJ is studying in a mainstream school, where his classmate accept him as whom he likes. And RJ even develops his own interest in playing piano. Before RJ only eat three things: pizza, French fries or pasta. Now he is trying

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