Family & Relationships, Children With Special Needs
One Family's Journey With Cerebral Palsy and Hydrocephalus by Marilou Blundell
An uplifting memoir about the true meaning of community, Connected Community captures the strength of a community coming together for Marilou Blundell and her family. Having travelled a similar path with her own disability, Marilou shares the story ...
Narratives on Autism, Inclusion and Hope by Chandra Lebenhagen, Anantha Krishnamurthy and Janani Ramanath
Anantha is a non-speaking autistic boy, but that does not mean he has no voice. Through poetry and non-fiction prose, Speechless Dream: Narratives on Autism, Inclusion and Hope shares Anantha’s poignant interpretation of the harmful effects of ...
The Boy Who Lost His Attention
Until he discovered his super powers by DPA Weston
Once there was a boy who lost his attention ... until he discovered his superpowers. Based on a true story, this book highlights how an attention deficit diagnosis can explain children’s behaviour in school and at home and the struggle and ...
Don't Clone a Snowflake
by Rebecca Goudreault
One day I had a special delivery from heaven. I became the mother of a baby boy with bright blue eyes and blonde hair. Joey just happened to have Down Syndrome, a heart defect and health issues. This story is a recap of only fifteen months with my ...
My Life as Sisyphus
Memoir of an Expatriate in the Caribbean by Catharina van Leeuwen
Armed with a graduate degree in Biological Sciences, the author leaves for the Caribbean to join her husband who has been recruited to the University of the West Indies in Jamaica. Excited at the prospect of living in this vibrant culture, her ...
One mother's journey with a profoundly handicapped child by Chris Czarnata Forster
Heart-wrenchingly honest and deeply insightful, Denine tells the story of a young mother’s journey of faith with her first-born child, born profoundly handicapped. From the initial discovery of Denine’s condition and her family’s reaction to it, to ...
And We All Fall Down
One Family's Struggle with Epilepsy (Inspired by true events) by Monica Friesen
Graham and Joanna Kornelsons’ life has all gone according to their plan. Graham a lawyer, and Joanna, a stay-at-home mom to her three children, live in the quaint town of Mountain City, Manitoba, enjoying a typical busy life together. Until one ...
My Life in Institutions and My Way Out
by Michael Joseph Kennedy
This is the story of Michael Kennedy's life. Born in 1960 with significant disabilities, he describes his early experiences living in three different institutions for the mentally retarded and how he had to become his own advocate if he was going ...
ADHD is Not a Four Letter Word
Drug Free Strategies for Managing the Gift that is ADHD by Karen Ryan
In this groundbreaking guide, respected nutrition expert Karen Ryan shatters the stigma of ADHD and offers an eye-opening new look at this long-misunderstood condition. Dispelling the myths that have come to define ADHD as an irreversible disorder, ...
Infinite Resignation: The Art of an Infant Heart Transplant
by Ernest Kroeker
When the surgeons informed us that our unborn child had a fatal heart condition I was devastated. The only hope they offered was an infant transplant which was not only experimental but it was also unlikely that a donor organ would be found in ...