In Laughter from the Darkside, Tracy Jane Hartman gives a first hand account of what life is like with an autistic child (from birth to teenager). Hartman's memoir is moving, yet funny. She is steadfast in her positivity, is respectful, and relies on humour to see her through the struggles.
Although not a practitioner of any kind, she does offer advice as to what has worked for her, and readers may also find value in her research/tips. I enjoyed this quick read—Tracy is warm, witty, and a positive voice. I encourage any parent to pick up this book, it is not just for those in the same situation, there is value to her approach.