Book signing and discussion by Barbara Firestone, president of The Help Group, a nonprofit organization that serves children with autistic spectrum disorders. Autism Heroes: Portraits of Families Meeting the Challenge, provides a compelling and sensitive account of the experiences of families from different walks of life confronting the challenges of autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
With empathy and expertise gained from her three decades of leadership of The Help Group, Firestone engages ASD families in powerful and deeply affecting conversations about their lives set against the backdrop of her insightful essays about dignity, hope, opportunity and love. All author royalties are being donated to The Help Group.
For additional information, please visit www.autismheroes.org . Barbara Firestone, PhD, president, CEO & founder, The Help Group; vice chair, California Legislative Blue Ribbon Commission on Autism.