Special

Antidotes to the obsessions that come with a child's disability
Product Number: WEB321409
Released: 01 Sep, 2019
Business Term: OBOU 2 Years
ISBN: #9781920727338
Publisher: Ventura Press
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Description

Most of us expect to meander through the motions of love, marriage and (textbook) baby in the carriage, but once in a while life has something a little more special in store. Special is an uplifting, candid companion for those in the early stages of navigating a child's disability, offering honest, reassuring and relatable insight into a largely unknown (and so, initially terrifying) part of our world. It features antidotes to the obsessions at the forefront of a newly minted special-needs parent's mind: Why has this happened to me? Will I ever stop comparing my child to typical children? How will my relationship survive? Will I be able to work again? Should I have another baby? And the big one: What will my future look like? Inspired by the author's own crash-landing into special-needs parenthood, and shaped by her conversations with parents of children with wide-ranging disabilities, alongside specialists, psychologists and researchers, Special shares stories, guidance and simple coping strategies to soothe and surprise anyone whose life has taken an unexpected turn.

Author(s): Melanie Dimmitt
Original Publish Date: 01 Sep, 2019

All Formats/Editions

eAudio
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Author(s): Melanie Dimmitt
Narrator(s): Natasha Beaumont
Product Number TCM3569
Released: 01 Jan, 2020
Business Term: Multiuse 100 Circ
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781528890489
CD
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Author(s): Melanie Dimmitt
Narrator(s): Natasha Beaumont
Product Number CX5995
Released: 01 Jan, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781528890465
MP3 CD
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Author(s): Melanie Dimmitt
Narrator(s): Natasha Beaumont
Product Number MPCD4809
Released: 01 Jan, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781528890472

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