What I Learned From My Autistic Daughter

March 10, 2016

http://schottfabrics.com/printing-camo-fabrics-for-divergent-series-allegiant/ Motherhood Moment blog reviewed “My Picture Perfect Family,” writing: “I had a chance to review the book, which was quite the interesting read. It was heartbreaking to read of Marguerite’s struggles to find the right educational fit for her daughter, and the lack of understanding people around her showed. Although her daughter’s position on the spectrum wasn’t necessarily as severe as what some families experience, it still is an eye-opening insight into what it’s like to raise a special needs child, especially without community support.”

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About Marguerite

Marguerite Elisofon is a New York City writer and the author of My Picture Perfect Family, a memoir about how her family navigated life with a child on the autistic spectrum before the internet and support groups existed. She also blogs about parenting young adults and disability related issues in The Never Empty Nest. Her writing has been featured in a variety of publications, including Time and NY Metro Parents magazine, and her family’s story has been featured by the NY Post, Fox News, The Daily Mail, and on Jenny McCarthy’s Dirty Sexy Funny radio show. A Vassar graduate, Marguerite was born and raised in New York City, where she still lives with her husband, Howard, in their mostly-empty nest. She is available to speak about a wide variety of issues relating to twins, parenting, and autism.

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