This one-of-a-kind book discusses the pros and cons of hiring in-home care providers for children with autism spectrum and other neurological disorders. Everything from assessing the family's needs and core values to advertising for, interviewing, hiring and training care providers is discussed, along with the special considerations necessary to support the needs of children with neurological disorders.
Lisa Ackerson Lieberman, MSW, LCSW, has been a clinical social worker doing psychotherapy in private practice for 29 years. She received her master's in social work from San Diego State. Earlier in her career, she taught college courses in such areas as the psychology of stress, assertiveness, positive parenting, and effective step-parenting. After her son, Jordan, was diagnosed with autism in 1990, Lisa decided to specialize in living with disability in the family. She is a frequent speaker at national conferences. Her passion is helping parents learn to navigate the emotional journey when parenting children with a disability.