There's a Boy in Here (Paperback)
Future Horizons, 9781885477866, 268pp.
Publication Date: January 1, 2002
This is a view from inside the mind of autism--a dual autobiography written in point-counterpoint style by Judy Barron and her son, Sean Barron. Together, they chronicle Sean's young life and the effects of autism on him and his family. As a youngster, Sean was confrontational, uncontrollable, "isolated and desperately unhappy." Baffled about how to interact with others, he felt "like an alien from outer space." Then, at seventeen, Sean experienced a breakthrough that began his release from autism. Today he's a public speaker, college student, reporter--and close to his family. You absolutely must read this book.