A “Stranger” Among Us: Hiring In-Home Support For A Child With Autism Spectrum Disorders or other Neurological Differences

The decision to bring a stranger into your home to care for your child is a difficult one. However, after reading A Stranger Among Us: Hiring In-Home Support for a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorders or Other Neurological Differences, the process of hiring in-home care providers will seem much less intimidating. Based on the author’s many years of experience both as a parent and a professional, this one-of-a-kind book starts out discussing the pros and cons of hiring in-home care providers for children with autism spectrum and other neurological disorders. The author breaks down the process and takes the reader step-by-step through the various stages, starting with assessing the needs of the child and the family, including their core values, to advertising for, interviewing, hiring and training a care provider.

© 2005 Lieberman, Lisa Ackerson, Msw, Lcsw
Audience: Parent