Daniel Isn't Talking - Marti Leimbach Reviews
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by - written on 11/09/09 (Useful, 10 readings)
Having worked with children with severe autism, and having an interest in speech and language problems, I hoped that this book would encapsulate the complexity of the condition and the difficulties this can place on families who have to adapt the life they know to best support the child. In some ways the book was successful, highlighting the strain families feel when a diagnosis is given and gave a believable perspective on the mother's feelings and worries. I found the description of Daniel's behaviours rather stereotypical and the therapy technique described, and the successes seen, were rather too good to be true and loosely described. The writing style was not as ... Read the complete review
by - written on 28/06/09 (Very useful, 17 readings)
I only recently picked this book up and it was one of those rare finds where I didn't want to put it down to do something else. Even the idea of answering the phone couldn't repel me from reading it. Melanie Marsh, mother of two, has become a shadow of herself. Before she met her husband she was a confident and vibrant young lady. Over the years she has shrunk inside of herself, relying on the words of her psychiatrist to help her see sense of what is going on around her. The reason behind this, her 19 month old son Daniel has become obsessed with a toy train, won't stop crying and will not talk or play with other children. When her husband runs ... Read the complete review
by - written on 31/03/09 (Very useful, 142 readings)
I bought Daniel isn't talking back on the summer at a car boot sale for £1. I started reading the book the day I got it but it did not grip me so it ended up on a shelf. I recently gave it another go because I am clearing out books so I managed to read it. I have to stay I found this book a struggle to read as the plot moved to slowly and the book contains far too much waffle for my likings. Book. Daniel isn't talking is written by Marti Leimbach the book is 281 pages long and retails at £6.99. (ISBN 978-0-00-721701-4) The cover is plain white with a photo of a young lad with blonde hair and dark eyes. What is it about? Daniel ... Read the complete review
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