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Tangled Webs By Barbara M. Robinson
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Bringing up a child is a time-consuming but rewarding task for any parent. But what is it like for the parent of a child with disabilities? What then? Anxious and concerned parents, conscientious or... More > dismissive caregivers, arrogant or caring do-gooders, insensitive or dedicated professionals, all come together to form Tangled Webs through which the journey of a child with disabilities and her family is portrayed. This is the story of the dedication of the people who supported Sharon, who was born with Down Syndrome. She matures despite all headaches, problems, and doomsayers, to become independent from her family. It is a story of triumph in a world of adversity. Tangled Webs has a message for everyone in today's society; parents, educators, social workers and medical care providers; anyone who has contact with people with disabilities.< Less
Isaac's Story By Kirsten Steen
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Few people understand the process parents go through when plans of a "normal" child's birth go in an unexpected direction. This short story is my way of telling expectant parents of Down... More > Syndrome children that it is ok to be afraid. Your journey may begin with confusion and fear of the unknown, but soon you will truly know how unfounded those feelings were. My fourth child Isaac is my surprise and my blessing. Special kids bring joy and happiness to families that can only be understood by those experiencing it. Maybe someday I will pen our experiences, but this story is how I felt in the beginning. Thank you for taking the time to read this. I hope, in some small way, I can bring you hope, peace, or even just an understanding shoulder to lean on.< Less
Isaac's Story By Kirsten Steen
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Few people understand the process parents go through when plans of a "normal" child's birth go in an unexpected direction. This short story is my way of telling expectant parents of Down... More > Syndrome children that it is ok to be afraid. Your journey may begin with confusion and fear of the unknown, but soon you will truly know how unfounded those feelings were. My fourth child Isaac is my surprise and my blessing. Special kids bring joy and happiness to families that can only be understood by those experiencing it. Maybe someday I will pen our experiences, but this story is how I felt in the beginning. Thank you for taking the time to read this. I hope, in some small way, I can bring you hope, peace, or even just an understanding shoulder to lean on.< Less
A Fountain of Joy By Kent Callison
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In 2002, my wife and I had a daughter with Down syndrome. We struggled to understand why our child would have to endure such hardship, we questioned our faith and we sought solace in our grief.... More > When our daughter was six months old, I had a dream. I believe it was a divine message to help us understand what had happened, and to see God’s presence in the life of our daughter and in the midst of our family. During this dream I relived my wife’s pregnancy and the birth of our child, but I also saw the source of our daughter’s spirit and the purpose she brought to our lives. When I woke, I wrote down what I had seen and heard and it has been a constant source of comfort ever since. This dream was God’s message to my family that he is ever in the midst of our sorrow waiting to restore our joy.< Less
Different Dreams:Reflections and Realities of Raising a Child With Developmental Disabilities By Mary Kay DeGenova, Ph.D.
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Mary Kay DeGenova was in a neurologist’s waiting room when she saw a mother cradling a newborn in her arms. The mother was wiping away tears as she looked around at the other kids—some of... More > whom were running around while others were in wheelchairs with feeding tubes. The look on the new mom’s face brought back all the emotions DeGenova felt when she first began her own journey as a parent of a child with developmental disabilities. In this guide for new parents, DeGenova shares the challenges she’s overcome and what other parents of a child with developmental disabilities can expect on their own respective journeys. She provides comfort to other parents with a child with developmental disabilities by letting them know they are not alone, as well as highlighting the overwhelming beauty and joy that is inevitable on this parenting path. More importantly, she shares useful advice and strategies to help new parents navigate the complicated world of raising a child with a developmental disability.< Less
Functioning in a Dysfunctional World By Dr. Felicia Williams Redmon
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Dr. Redmon shares how people with disabilities are capable of functioning in a dysfunctional world.
it's ok Eli By carol surber
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This is not your typical, "I am the parent of a special needs child" book. This is a copy of personal journal notes from birth to age 22 years, of a child born with Down syndrome. Unique,... More > as this child also has autism, non-medical catatonia and Bi-polar disorder. Fascinating, as symptoms of each disorder are recorded before diagnosis made. Shocking as agency's are exposed for the treatment he received. Heartwarming, as his mom allows us to experience her personal thoughts of her special child. Eli, born 33 years ago, a time when nothing was available to help with his needs, will allow the reader to believe in miracles and experience determination of any parent. Documents printed in book providing truth to the unbelievable stories published.< Less
It's Ok Eli By Carol Surber
eBook (ePub): $9.99
This is not your typical, "I am the parent of a special needs child" book. This is a copy of personal journal notes from birth to age 22 years, of a child born with Down syndrome. Unique,... More > as this child also has autism, non-medical catatonia and Bi-polar disorder. Fascinating, as symptoms of each disorder are recorded before diagnosis made. Shocking as agency's are exposed for the treatment he received. Heartwarming, as his mom allows us to experience her personal thoughts of her special child. Eli, born 33 years ago, a time when nothing was available to help with his needs, will allow the reader to believe in miracles and experience determination of any parent. Documents printed in book providing truth to the unbelievable stories published.< Less
Frankie's Story: Accomplishment Personified By Michael Basso & Dorothy Scarfone
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Frankie Scarfone is a fourth degree black belt inductee in the International Martial Arts hall of fame - as a karate master. He's also a special olympian, a keyboard virtuoso, a guitar player and a... More > .......choir singer, alter server, teachers aid and much more. BTW, Frankie has Down's Syndrome! This a story about parental commitment, creativity, innovation & love, the importance of having a social support group and about ways that special teachers teach special kids that may help others with disabilities. Frankies successes go far beyond his disabilities - he is an inspiration for anyone who has challenges and obstacles and for those who just want to be successful !!! Relevant concepts from the fields of psychology, neuroscience and education are included, along with an extensive listing of resources for parents. - Dustcover version< Less
Frankie's Story: Accomplishment Personified By Michael Basso & Dorothy Scarfone
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Frankie Scarfone is a fourth degree black belt inductee in the International Martial Arts hall of fame - as a karate master. He's also a special Olympian, a keyboard virtuoso, a guitar player and a... More > .......choir singer, alter server, teachers aid and much more. BTW, Frankie has Down's Syndrome! This a story about parental commitment, creativity, innovation & love, the importance of having a social support group and about ways that special teachers teach special kids that may help others with disabilities. Frankies successes go far beyond his disabilities - he is an inspiration for anyone who has challenges and obstacles and for those who just want to be successful !!! Relevant concepts from the fields of psychology, neuroscience and education are included, along with an extensive listing of agency resources for parents.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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