Louder Than Words Author:Jenny McCarthy One morning, Jenny McCarthy was having a cup of coffe when she sensed something was wrong. She ran into her two-year old son Evan's room and found him seizing. In that moment, Jenny went from being the mother of an average toddler to being in the midst of medical odyssey. Doctor after doctor misdiagnosed Evan until-- after many harrowing, life t... more »hreatening episodes later-- one amazing doctor discovered that Evan is autistic.
Though Evan finally had a diagnosis, Jenny didn't know what to do next, and she soon found herself alone without any resources except for her determination to help her son. Jenny eventually realized that she'd have to become a detective. She spoke with many doctors, parents, governmental agencies, private foundations, and essentially earned a Ph.D in "Google research." At last, she discovered an intense combination of behavioral therapy, diet, and supplements that became key to saving Evan from autism. And now, in this book, she creates a road map for parents who are concerned about their own child.
Jenny does more than just reveal the winning formula that worked for Evan. Her story shares the frustrations and joys of raising an autistic child and shows how with love and determination parents can shape their child's life an happiness.« less