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New Release: SAVING BEN: A FATHER’S STORY OF AUTISM by Dan E. Burns

SAVING BEN: A FATHER'S STORY OF AUTISM by Dan E. Burns

SAVING BEN: A FATHER’S STORY OF AUTISM by Dan E. Burns

Each year thousands of children are diagnosed with autism, a devastating neurological disorder that profoundly affects a person’s language and social development. Saving Ben is the story of one family coping with autism, told from the viewpoint of a father struggling to understand his son’s strange behavior and rescue him from a downward spiral.

“Take him home, love him, and save your money for his institutionalization when he turns 21.” That was the best advice his doctor could offer in 1990 when three-year-old Ben was diagnosed with autism. Read more…