Just This Side of Normal
Author(s): Elizabeth K Gerlach
Award Winning Book: Autism Society Association Outstanding Literary Work of the Year
“When I grow up I want to be a screwdriver!” A small boy spins down the sidewalk as his mother follows him with her eyes and heart. Nicky has autism.
Winner of the ASA Outstanding Literary Work of the Year Award, Just This Side of Normal is a powerful story of a parent’s search for understanding in a world that sometimes makes no sense. This book was one of the first autobiographies written by a parent of a child with autism and it continues to inspire both parents and professionals in the autism community.