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Mental Notes - From the Brink of Reality By Rick Rantamaki
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When the government refused to recognize “reality” as a handicap, humor columnist Rick Rantamaki set out to “properly document” his claim – in one of America’s... More > major newspapers. Discover, as Atlanta has, the hilariously debilitating effect reality can have on the ingrained perceptions of an American son raised on a steady diet of public schools and Saturday morning cartoons. At last, an uncut, unaltered collection of Rick's columns (including those deemed to 'edgy' for public consumption) reveals why sanity never had a chance. (Helmet not included)   "A mindblowing ride on the short bus."– CHICAGO SUN-TIMES "Completly unrelated to particulate filtration!"– US NEWS & WORLD REPORT "Deplorable, simply deplorable. Send more."– BOSTON HERALD "... cease and desist!"– ATLANTA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE < Less
Mental Notes - From the Brink of Reality By Rick Rantamaki
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When the government refused to recognize “reality” as a handicap, humor columnist Rick Rantamaki set out to “properly document” his claim – in one of America’s... More > major newspapers. Discover, as Atlanta has, the hilariously debilitating effect reality can have on the ingrained perceptions of an American son raised on a steady diet of public schools and Saturday morning cartoons. At last, an uncut, unaltered collection of Rick's columns (including those deemed to 'edgy' for public consumption) reveals why sanity never had a chance. (Helmet not included)   "A mindblowing ride on the short bus."– CHICAGO SUN-TIMES "Completly unrelated to particulate filtration!"– US NEWS & WORLD REPORT "Deplorable, simply deplorable. Send more."– BOSTON HERALD "... cease and desist!"– ATLANTA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE < Less
Ma vie heureuse malgré mon handicap By Jeanne Paquette
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Je suis Jeanne Paquette, dont le nom de plume est «Rachelle Pasquier». À l’âge adulte, après avoir essayé de me tracer une petite place dans ma ville... More > natale, ne la trouvant pas, je suis partie vivre à Montréal. Ma condition de travail stressante, les mésententes avec ma colocataire, l’adaptation à cette grande ville de gens individualistes, de nouvelles expériences avec mon nouvel ami de cœur, me déclencha une maladie psychotique, la schizophrénie. Nous étions en décembre 1967. Entre mes neuf épisodes, depuis ce temps, tout en reprenant mon équilibre mentale, j’ai pu reprendre une vie normale, avoir une vie de famille, des enfants et travailler à l’extérieur du foyer. J’ai écrit ce livre pour montrer à ceux qui ont une maladie psychotique, que la vie n’est pas finie. Aussi, pour faire connaître ce que l’on peut vivre dans ces moments de crises. À la fin de ce récit, je raconte ma vie d’enfance heureuse.< Less
Memoirs from Special Education By Benjamin Archambault
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After a deadly crash, high-school student Sam Appleton awakens to find everyone treating him as if he has a mental handicap. Even though he didn‘t really have brain damage, he follows along and... More > quickly finds himself in a frightening and appalling place: the world of a mentally handicapped individual. Sam makes friends -- some from his special education class and others from the general population. But his work to unite his classmates is met with significant resistance from students and some parents. Benjamin Archambault writes beautiful characters and keeps things relevant and entertaining with this important work about social justice. This book has been used in college classrooms and read in private collections. It is appropriate for high school aged children through adult.< Less
Introducing Stephen By Mark Zimmerman
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This book contains a series of vignettes about life with my brother Stephen, who has Down syndrome.
Shaky Head Definition By Gary Oreilly
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another story from gary o'reilly's madman express but with only a few sentences describing shaky heads.
Frank Part 1 By Gary Oreilly
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frank and the rest of the mental patients head for the beach as the nodders are kidnapped and its upto frank to save the day
Frank Part 1 By Gary Oreilly
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first part of my mental patient comedy series based on frank as they travell to the beach
Yankeeboy paperback By Russell Elkins
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Ollie had everything planned out for his life, but a wrench was thrown into everything when his fiance called it off. Shortly after, he has an unusual chance from an unusual source that can help him... More > put everything back into the order he's hoping for.< Less
The Width of a Piece of Paper By Matthew Ratzlaff
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When Michael Swanson started working as a care aide at a home for clients with severe mental disabilities, he was just looking for a steady job with a decent salary. He knew the work would be... More > challenging, but he had no idea how much the clients would transform his understanding of mental illness and personal identity. Written in the form of a face-to-face interview, "The Width of a Piece of Paper" is the true story of a young man’s courageous nine-year struggle at the interface between mental illness and mental health.< Less