Disability is Natural Book
Disability is Natural: Revolutionary Common Sense for Raising Successful Children with Disabilities/3rd Ed.
Aren't you ready for new ways of thinking? Isn't it time for children with disabilities to live happy, fulfilled successful lives, as first-class citizens, included in their homes, schools, and communities? This is not the usual book for parents of children with disabilities, about a child's "problems" and how to "fix" them! Instead,d this book demonstrates that having a disability is not a barrier to success!
Disability is Natural challenges today's conventional wisdom and provides innovative and commonsense strategies to hep children with disabilities live the lives of their dreams (and their parents' dreams). Multitudes of books have been written about parenting children with disabilities, but this book is like no other. Parents and professionals sing its praises and several universities are using it to train professionals (reviews below).
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1 - Good News
Chapter 2 - Our History: Out of the Shadows and Into the Light
Chapter 3 - Yesterday's Influence on Your Child Today
Chapter 4 - Disability World
Chapter 5 - New Attitudes and Actions
Chapter 6 - A New Therapeutic Landscape and Tools for Success
Chapter 7 - Real Lives at Home and in the Community
Chapter 8 - Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers
Chapter 9 - Inclusive Education
Epilogue, Resources, References and Bibliography are also included.
Disability is Natural: Revolutionary Common Sense for Raising Successful Children with Disabilities/3rd Edition; spiral-bound; 8.5" x 11"; 350 pages; $30.00.
"I received your book two days ago and have spent every spare moment reading. I've laughed, cried, and shaken my head in emphatic agreement. You book has given me the push I needed to take the first steps to move our young son and our family out of Disability World. And it's not as scary as I thought—it's a relief, actually." Holly Garner, Georgia
"Kathie Snow crisscrosses the United States delivering her strong message about living with a disability. Her Disability is Natural book issues a moral call for powerful, positive change in attitudes and actions in the 21st century." Colleen Wieck, Ph.D., Executive Director, MN Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities
"Your book is an eye-opener and it's making such a difference in our family's life. I want to figure out how to make it mandatory reading for everyone!" Amy from California
"I've been using Disability is Natural since it was first published and it's one of the three resources I most often recommend to parents and professionals alike. It's a must-read for everyone concerned about education and quality of life for children with disabilities." Dr. Cheryl M. Jorgensen, Project Director for 26 years, Institute on Disability, University of New Hampshire
"Hallelujah! I just received your book and I love, love, love it! I have a beautiful, fantastic daughter who has Rett syndrome, and I'm so excited about your 'thinking-outside-the-box' strategies. Thanks for helping me see that disability is natural!" Penelope from Montana