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Moving Forward: Reflections on Autism, Neurodiversity, Brain Surgery and Faith by Jacki Edry

Book review by Chani Schreibhand

The dedication written at the beginning of her book is how I see the book as a whole: “This book is my humble offering to all whom it may assist, with the hopes that you will find it to be inspiring, empowering and educational.”

Jacki writes this book from the point of view of a mother and teacher of neurodiverse children. She is also neurodivergent herself after surviving brain surgery. During the journey, she describes some of the challenges neurodivergent individuals face and helps others understand them better.

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Jacki Edry

Jacki Edry

Jacki Edry is a graduate of Hampshire College and has an extensive background in education, writing, and marketing. She has been exploring the world of autism and neurodiversity for over thirty-five years. 

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