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 ...
A Mother Daughter Journey of Caregiving by Patricia Covone
A poignant memoir about a daughter’s life changing journey as her mother’s caregiver and the many challenges of caring for a chronically ill parent. Pat’s relationship with her mother, Anne, changed drastically when she moved in with Pat and her ...
In Harm's Way: Professional Heath Care Workers at Risk
A critical argument for organizational change by Dr. Denise E. Hall
In 2014 CBC television and radio investigated the treatment of staff at a high-risk adolescent treatment/corrections centre in British Columbia, Canada. This is a government run facility that put their staff in "Harms Way". WorkSafeBC (The Workers ...
Did You Hide the Cookies?
Inescapable Heartaches of Caregiving for My Love with Alzheimer's, Anxiety, and COPD by Judith Allen Shone
One day there is a diagnosis. And in that instant, you become a caregiver. Now what? Unexpectedly, Judith Allen Shone begins the journey of an unprepared and terrified caregiver when her aging loved one is diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment. ...
Wisdom From the Homeless
Lessons a Doctor Learned at a Homeless Shelter by Neil Craton M.D.
SOMETIMES THE WORLD SEEMS LIKE A VERY DARK PLACE. In this angry world, I have seen a glimpse of light. I have seen kindness, love and hope at a homeless shelter. Siloam Mission is named after a pool where, in Biblical times, Jesus healed a blind ...
All is Well
by Ruth M Johnson
Read and enjoy. This book is for people living with the effects of memory loss. Family, friends, and caregivers will be thrilled with this straightforward and beautiful tool to support continued communication and connection. This publication is a ...
I'm the Bob and Cathy's Kid
Emotions - Love and Fury by Dr. Trevor Hurwitz, BettyAnne Batt and Aga Karst
This is a story about Suzanna Bailey, who at the age of fourteen months began experiencing epileptic seizures. Consequently, these seizures led to countless appointments with medical professionals. Six successive brain surgeries left her with ...
One Hell of a Ride
by David J. Pollock
ONE HELL OF A RIDE Surviving my Concussion Also Known As A Mild Traumatic Brain Injury The book is very much an eye opener and does exactly what the author set out to do: offer a very personal and highly practical insight to the victims and loved ...
I Lost My Child To Cancer
A Mother's Story from Diagnosis to Healing After Loss by Shelly Dubois
In the spring of 2006, Shelly Dubois is as happy as she’s ever been. A recent move to beautiful Vancouver Island has proven to be a terrific decision. Her husband Jean is pleased with his new job, their younger daughter Aleida is adjusting well, and ...
Ants in the Fridge
Journey of a Caregiver by Patricia A. Bodkin
Extended care and assistance for the elderly is now classified as caregiving. In this world of caregiving there exists the good, the bad and the ugly. Who knew?