Running with Walker : A Memoir

Running with Walker : A Memoir

Book Title: Running with Walker : A Memoir

Author: Robert Hughes

Format: Paperback | 240 pages

Publication Date: 01 Sep 2003

ISBN-13: 9781843107552

By the time he was three, Walker's parents were concerned enough about his delayed development to consult a paediatric neurologist. Doctors diagnosed autism and issued a grim prognosis: 'I hold out no hope for this child'. But they hadn't accounted for Walker's intelligence, affection, and sense of humour - or for the remarkable bonds that grew within his family.

Walker's father, Robert Hughes, tells a touching and inspiring story of discovering that their 'perfect little boy had a problem'. With disarming honesty and humour, the book tells how a family copes and keeps hope alive despite the staggering difficulties autism presents.