mothers of autistic kids are strong

Montes, Guillermo; Halterman, Jill S.
July 2007
Mothering;Jul/Aug2007, Issue 143, p35
The article highlights the results of a study showing that mothers of children with autism demonstrate remarkable strengths.


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