Autism_40_webAlicia Hendley is the mother of four children, including a son with autism. She has a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and worked for years as a psychologist. She is the author of two novels (A Subtle Thing and Type). Her poetry and nonfiction have been published in Room Magazine and Hippocampus Magazine. She was long-listed for the Vanderbilt-Exile Short Fiction Award in both 2010 and 2011. She was short-listed for the 2014 CBC Canada Writes Stories of Belonging competition.

Dr. Hendley is an advocate within the autism community and blogs regularly for an Ontario autism website. Her post (“Mommy, do I have autism?”) was also published in the winter 2014 issue of Autism Matters magazine. Dr. Hendley is a frequent speaker about her experiences on autism and parenting.

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A Sneak Peek… When Autism Comes to Roost : A Family’s Journey From Denial to Acceptance

A Sneak Peek… When Autism Comes to Roost : A Family’s Journey From Denial to Acceptance

  It was a typical middle class family with two professional parents and four kids when the parents began receiving notes from nursery school about their third child, Max. This set the family on an unexpected journey together as they struggled to accept and accommodate. An illuminating read for any family faced with an emerging… Continue Reading

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