News & Reviews

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June 19, 2011 Father’s Day Guest Blogs

An Autism Dad Reflects on Fatherhood, Autism, and the Great American Pastime,” Guest blog by Mark Osteen, Guides

June 9, 2011
Interview with Mark Osteen on WOMM-LP, 105.9 FM

The Next Frontier
,” the first Vermont autism, disabilities and diagnosis radio program, WOMM-LP 105.9 FM Burlington, VT. Hosted by Anne Barbano
Listen to the interview

May 22, 2011
Leesburg Patch Blog Post about Loudoun County Library Book Talk

Author Mark Osteen Talks about Raising a Child with Autism,” by Jim Barnes.

April 25, 2011
Autism Learning Felt Blog

“One of Us” author Mark Osteen guest blogs for “Autism Learning Felt”.
Read the blog post “Breaking the Blame Addiction” by Mark Osteen

April 25, 2011
Publishers Weekly Review

“Osteen writes with candor…occasionally heartbreaking, at times darkly humorous” – Publishers Weekly
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April 17, 2011
Huffington Post selects  One of Us for National Autism Awareness Month recommended memoirs.

“National Autism Awareness Month: 9 Poignant Books,”
Huffington Post

April 14, 2011
Excerpt of One of Us by Mark Osteen published in Exceptional Parent Magazine

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April 6, 2011
Interview on “Your Life Matters with Jenn and Steve”


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April 5, 2011
Podcast of Book Talk at Enoch Pratt Library with One of Us author Mark Osteen

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April 3, 2011
On Time with Kai Jackson, WJZ-TV (CBS affiliate for Baltimore, MD)



March 17, 2011
The Catholic Review Online

“Loyola professor aims to show autism as it really is”
by George P. Matysek Jr.

March 10, 2011
The Washington Times
, Autism Unexpected Blog
“Book review: ‘One of Us: A Family’s Life with Autism’”
by Jean Winegardner

March 4, 2011
WKYU 88.9, Western Kentucky University Public Radio

“Author offers support to Kentuckiana parents raising children with autism”
by Kevin Willis

February 14, 2011
Maryland Family

“Local author pens story of struggles raising a son with severe autism”
by Betsy Stein

January 29, 2011
The Interview: Mark Osteen on his new memoir “One of Us: A Family’s Life with Autism”

Mark talks about the new memoir and raising his severely autistic son Cam with Loyola University’s “The Weekend” online magazine.

January 3, 2011
Thriving With Autism Blog

Blog post about autism and residential treatment facilities.

January 3, 2011
Baltimore Examiner Article
by Linda Reynolds-Burkin
A two-part story Baltimore professor pens moving tale of raising severely autistic son” Part 2, about One of Us and author Mark Osteen.

December 28, 2010
Author Mark Osteen Receives the Dr. O. Marvin Lewis Award

Mark Osteen, professor at Loyola University Maryland, has received the Dr. O. Marvin Lewis Award for the best essay published in Weber: The Contemporary West. The essay is an excerpt from Osteen’s new book, One of Us: A Family’s Life with Autism (University of Missouri Press, November 22, 2010

December 28, 2010
Baltimore Sun, “People on the Move”

Author Mark Osteen was featured in the Baltimore Sun’s “People on the Move” column for his receipt of the Dr. O. Marvin Lewis Award.

December 26, 2010
Mark Osteen interview on WBAL-TV

December 21, 2010
WYPR Interview “Midday” with Dan Rodricks

Author Mark Osteen and his wife Leslie Gilden were interviewed on WYPR’s “Midday” with Dan Rodricks.

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December 8th, 2010
Article about Mark’s Book in The Western News

The Western News in Libby Montana published an article and interview about Mark and “One of Us”. Read the article on The Western News website.

November 18, 2010
Autism Society Announcement

The Autism Society of America included a brief announcement of One of Us in its Nov 18th ASA e-Newsletter. View online version of the newsletter.