Laughter from the Dark Side is one mom’s personal account of raising a son with autism. Her story takes us on a journey from birth to the teenage years, covering the full gamut of parenting and also provides a deluge of tips and ideas for parents facing the same struggle. The challenges of autism are fully respected and sensitively handled throughout this read but the author still manages to give everyone a good chuckle about life, thanks to Hartman’s self-deprecating sense of humour. Full of love, healing, teaching, and acceptance; you will learn, laugh and cry. Buckle up and enjoy the ride.