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Let Me Hear Your Voice: A Family's Triumph Over Autism Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 18 - Chapter Chapter 23 Summary

Catherine Maurice
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Chapter 18 - Chapter Chapter 23 Summary and Analysis

In Chapter 18, Anne Marie begins to notice her siblings more frequently, and Catherine and Marc are impressed with Bridget, even as others show aversion to behavioral therapy. Catherine realizes some show dislike for the therapy because they do not understand it, but others, she believes, hold the view erroneously because they have never needed to use it. Catherine, while she does not herself use adversives, does note that for some children, such actions may be needed to stop self-harming behaviors.

In Chapter 19, Anne Marie begins to use two word sentences. Dr. Welch and Catherine continue to have problems, and Catherine begins to further doubt the mother bonding theory of autism. She reads one of the first books on autism, where Bruno Bettelheim compares autism to a concentration camp, where there is no hope. These individuals, he believes, are in...

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