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See the Hope by This book was written by a girl with Angelman syndrome to describe her communication journey. People with Angelman syndrome have complex communication needs. She chronicles the process she went through toward freeing her inner thoughts. Rylee started this book at 9 years old and finished three years later. This book is intended for you to see the hope.
Publication Date: 2017-08-13
An Angel among Us by This is the story of one family's 35 year experience with a profound developmental disability. This extraordinary journey has changed their view of the world, rearranged priorities and transformed their lives. Scott has Angelman Syndrome, a genetic aberration of the 15th chromosome. He has never spoken a single word in his life and virtually all aspects of daily living are dramatically impacted by his condition. While his cognitive and physical challenges are immense, there resides within this incomparable young man a God given capacity to love and be loved. In his unique way, he has changed the world by opening the hearts and minds of those who come within his orbit. His gift to the world is his ability to make those around him better and more productive human beings. Is there a greater calling?
Publication Date: 2015-06-18
Books for Kids
Jade and the Walking Stick by
Publication Date: 2009-11-01
Don't Call Me Special by This delightful picture book explores questions and concerns about physical disabilities in a simple and reassuring way. Younger children can find out about individual disabilities, special equipment that is available to help the disabled, and how people of all ages can deal with disabilities and live happy and full lives. Titles in this series for younger children explore emotional issues that boys and girls encounter as part of the growing-up process. Books are focused to appeal to kids of preschool through early school age. Written by psychotherapist and counselor Pat Thomas, A First Look At books promote positive interaction among children, parents, and teachers, and encourage kids to ask questions and confront social and emotional questions that sometimes present problems. Books feature appealing full-color illustrations on every page plus a page of advice to parents and teachers.
Publication Date: 2002-05-01
How I Learn by This title introduces the concept of a learning disability in concrete terms for younger students. The supportive and upbeat story reassures readers that they are capable, and can use 'smart strategies' to help themselves learn.
Publication Date: 2014-04-01
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