Forever Boy: A Mother's Memoir of Autism and Finding Joy

Forever Boy: A Mother's Memoir of Autism and Finding Joy

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Author: Kate Swenson

Format: Paperback

Number of Pages: 304


An honest and inspiring memoir of autism, motherhood, and love from the creator of Finding Cooper's Voice. When Kate Swenson's son Cooper was diagnosed with severe, nonverbal autism, her world stopped. She had always dreamed of having the perfect family life - watching her boy play at baseball games, walking him down the aisle. She hadn't signed up for life as a mother raising a child with a disability. At first, Kate experienced the grief of broken dreams. Then she felt the frustration and exhaustion that comes with having to fight for your child in a world that is stacked against them. But through hard work, resilience and personal growth, she would come to learn that Cooper wasn't the one who needed to change. She was. And it was this transformation that led Kate to acceptance - and ultimately joy. Because of Cooper, and autism, she became the person and the mother she was truly meant to be. Now Kate offers comfort and connection to other parents through her blog and Facebook community, Finding Cooper's Voice. In Forever Boy, she shares her inspiring journey through autism with honesty and compassion, offering solace and hope to others on this path and illuminating the strength and unconditional love of mothers.
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Type: Paperback
SKU: 9781867254164
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Author: Kate Swenson

Format: Paperback

Number of Pages: 304


An honest and inspiring memoir of autism, motherhood, and love from the creator of Finding Cooper's Voice. When Kate Swenson's son Cooper was diagnosed with severe, nonverbal autism, her world stopped. She had always dreamed of having the perfect family life - watching her boy play at baseball games, walking him down the aisle. She hadn't signed up for life as a mother raising a child with a disability. At first, Kate experienced the grief of broken dreams. Then she felt the frustration and exhaustion that comes with having to fight for your child in a world that is stacked against them. But through hard work, resilience and personal growth, she would come to learn that Cooper wasn't the one who needed to change. She was. And it was this transformation that led Kate to acceptance - and ultimately joy. Because of Cooper, and autism, she became the person and the mother she was truly meant to be. Now Kate offers comfort and connection to other parents through her blog and Facebook community, Finding Cooper's Voice. In Forever Boy, she shares her inspiring journey through autism with honesty and compassion, offering solace and hope to others on this path and illuminating the strength and unconditional love of mothers.