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Summary: "FAR FROM THE TREE follows families meeting extraordinary challenges through love, empathy, and understanding. This life-affirming documentary encourages us to cherish loved ones for all they are, not who they might have been. Based on Andrew Solomon's award-winning, critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling non-fiction book "Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sundance Selects 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FAR

Beck, Martha Nibley

Summary: Describes how a mother struggled to cope when her unborn second child, Adam, was diagnosed with Down syndrome, her decision to keep her son, and his magical influence on her life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2000

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.1 BEC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 618.24 Beck

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BECK, MARTHA BEC

Solomon, Andrew

Summary: Explores the consequences of extreme personal differences between parents and children, describing his own experiences as a gay child of straight parents while evaluating the circumstances of people affected by physical, developmental, or cultural factors that divide families.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.40 SOL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.4083 SOL

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Trumpeter 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.874 DIF

Eichenstein, Rita.

Summary: A developmental psychologist presents strategies to help parents of special-needs children navigate the emotional challenges they face.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 EIC

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 649 EIC

Blum, Linda M.

Summary: Recent years have seen an explosion in the number of children diagnosed with “invisible disabilities” such as ADHD, mood and conduct disorders, and high-functioning autism spectrum disorders. Whether they are viewed as biological problems in brain wiring or as results of the increasing medicalization of childhood, the burden of dealing with the day-to-day trials and complex medical and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 BLU

Hampton, Kelle.

Summary: "The author of the popular blog Enjoying the Small Things interweaves lyrical prose and stunning four-color photography as she recounts the story of the first year of her daughter Nella--who has Down syndrome--and celebrates the beauty found in the unexpected, the strength of a mother's love, and, ultimately, the amazing power of perspective"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAMPTON, KELLE HAM

Woodcock, Linda.

Contents: Understanding autism -- Understanding challenging or distressed behaviour -- The low arousal approach -- Using video -- Relationships : keeping it together! -- Medical issues -- Other common problems -- Looking after your health.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.154 WOO

Hampton, Kelle.

Summary: "The author of the popular blog Enjoying the Small Things interweaves lyrical prose and stunning four-color photography as she recounts the story of the first year of her daughter Nella--who has Down syndrome--and celebrates the beauty found in the unexpected, the strength of a mother's love, and, ultimately, the amazing power of perspective"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.9084 HAM

Hoge, Robert

Summary: "Robert Hoge was born with a tumor the size of a tennis ball in the middle of his face and short, twisted legs, but he refused to let what made him different stand in the way of leading a happy, successful life. This is the true story of how he embraced his circumstances and never let his "ugly" stop him from focusing on what truly mattered."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIKING, Published by Penguin Group 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HOG

Brodey, Denise.

Contents: What's not for lunch / Nadine -- You can't rush a good thing / Lorie Bricker -- Musical beds / Nicole Lynch -- Impacting the bottom line / Rose Walker -- My other half / Lisa Carver -- Hysterical blindness / Ellen Glaser -- Private session in progress / Richard Ellenson -- Mother's helpers / Dawn Mitten -- Only human / Marla Davishoff -- Crash landings / Laura Cichoracki -- Danger : do not...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hudson Street Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8740 BRO

Hage, Deborah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Parenting with Pizazz Pub. 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.1 HAG

Buck, Pearl S

Summary: The author's account of her struggle to help and understand her mentally retarded daughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Woodbine House 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.3 BUC

Foss, Ben.

Summary: "Finally, a groundbreaking book that reveals what your dyslexic child is experiencing--and what you can do so that he or she can thrive More than thirty million people in the United States are dyslexic--a brain-based genetic trait, often labeled as a "learning disability" or "learning difference," that makes interpreting text and reading difficult. Yet even though children with dyslexia may...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618 FOS

Estreich, George.

Summary: The author discusses the raising of his daughter, Laura Estreich, with Down syndrome.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ESTREICH, GEORGE EST

Terrell, Jaden

Summary: Nashville P.I. Jared McKean has a weakness for women in jeopardy, until one frames him for murder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Permanent Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TER

Picoult, Jodi

Summary: After her daughter contracts a fatal disease, Charlotte O'Keefe must confront some serious questions that ultimately lead to one final epiphany: what constitutes a valuable life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Picoult 2009

Picoult, Jodi

Summary: After her daughter contracts a fatal disease, Charlotte O'Keefe must confront some serious questions that ultimately lead to one final epiphany: what constitutes a valuable life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Washington Square Press 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PIC

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PIC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Picoult 2009

Furnstahl, Shari Rusch

Contents: And then there was me -- The down side of different -- The first day of school and other scary stories -- Class clown or learning disabled : you be the judge -- Another chance -- Giant pens and other night terrors -- And then there were three -- On the other side of the tracks -- I can't see college from here -- Another new life -- Time misspent -- The driven girl -- College sounds easier than...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 371.092 Furnstahl 2007

Long, Liza.

Summary: "Liza Long is the single mother of a child with an undiagnosed mental disorder. When she heard about the Newtown shooting her first thought was, "What if my son does that someday?" She wrote an emotional response to the tragedy, which the Boise State University online journal posted as "I Am Adam Lanza's Mother." The post went viral, receiving 1.2 million Facebook likes, nearly 17,000 tweets,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 LON

Shaw, Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regan Books 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.9289 SHA

Dalgliesh, Carolyn.

Summary: Presents solutions and proven systems for parents of children with sensory processing disorder, anxiety disorder, ADD/ADHD, autism, bipolar disorder, and OCD that bridge the gap between clinical support and practical in-home solutions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 648.8 DAL

Summary: This program provides useful guidelines and advice to caregivers assisting people with mental impairments. The two major classifications of impairment are closely examined: dementia, or degenerative diseases of the brain such as Alzheimer's, and mental disorders due to congenital conditions, such as Down syndrome. Techniques on how to communicate with and assist elderly people are demonstrated....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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