Precisely John: A Journey of Autism, Love, Laughter, and Faith

Precisely John A Journey of Autism Love Laughter and Faith A Norman Rockwell painting it wasn t But we wanted it to be No one called it autism much less Asperger s back in the sixties when we were growing up They called it weird odd different We were a tig

  • Title: Precisely John: A Journey of Autism, Love, Laughter, and Faith
  • Author: Catherine Miller
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 119
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • A Norman Rockwell painting it wasn t But we wanted it to be No one called it autism, much less Asperger s back in the sixties when we were growing up They called it weird, odd, different We were a tight knit family in our little town, where my parents were teachers at the local school At times it seemed a childhood filled with conflict about my older brother John HeA Norman Rockwell painting it wasn t But we wanted it to be No one called it autism, much less Asperger s back in the sixties when we were growing up They called it weird, odd, different We were a tight knit family in our little town, where my parents were teachers at the local school At times it seemed a childhood filled with conflict about my older brother John He was quiet and sweet Yet, at times he would also make strange noises, shake his hands and fingers, while being completely consumed in his own thoughts My confusion grew in trying to make sense of his differences, the over protectiveness of my parents, the teasing and bullying of him at school Loved him, sometimes hated him, and really didn t want to be like him Felt guilty about all of it The years following school rolled on, until both family and personal crisis brought me back home I quickly became aware that there was a significant distance between John and me This is where our real journey began Step by step, as I tried working my way back into his life, my perception of him began to change Yet, I couldn t have imagined that he would one day become my hero and a teacher I could only hope to emulate.

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  • A moving and heartfelt exploration of a sister's difficult yet ultimately rewarding--and humbling--relationship with her autistic brother. Growing up in 1950s Iowa, when her brother John's Asperger's was little understood and a subject of much ridicule among their friends, the author learned how to overcome her own embarrassment about her brother's differences and instead admire his courage. As adults, bent on repairing their relationship and then becoming John's caretaker after the passing of t [...]


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