The Truth About Down Syndrome (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
256
Utgivningsdatum
2020-09-01
Förlag
Goodhue Publishing
Illustrationer
Black & white illustrations
Dimensioner
229 x 152 x 15 mm
Vikt
381 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
402:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on Creme w/Matte Lam
ISBN
9781735281421
The Truth About Down Syndrome (häftad)

The Truth About Down Syndrome

Lessons Learned from Raising a Son with Trisomy-21: Lessons Learned

Häftad Engelska, 2020-09-01
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Elizabeth and William's story starts in a New Hampshire delivery room when Elizabeth knew that he had Down syndrome, but like everyone else was too scared to say it. In this book, Elizabeth traces her personal journey beyond the maze of social, governmental, medical, and school bureaucracies that accompany people with different abilities. Her mission has always been to bust the stereotypes people create, not just around Down syndrome, but around anyone with a difference. As you meet William in these pages you will see that he is just like everyone else except that he has an extra chromosome, and that Elizabeth, though facing uncommon challenges, is like every other mother devoted to raising a healthy child and seeing him into adulthood.

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Elizabeth Goodhue is a freelance writer and blogger. When challenging a student to publish her work on a blog, Elizabeth started one called ecgpoetry.blogspot.com. Since then she has written a blog about living and teaching in Mexico, and another about living and working in Kuala Lumpur. In Kuala Lumpur, she started her blog thetruthaboutdownsyndrome, which hatched into her memoir The Truth about Down Syndrome: Lessons Learned from Raising a Son with Trisomy-21. Her book is a series of vignettes about raising her son William, now 31 years old. It weaves their lives together and provides insight into her experience and growth as a mother, educator, and advocate.

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