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Far from the tree: Parents, children, and the search for identity

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112354
Solomon, Andrew. Toronto, ON: Scribner , 2012. (Book) — 2 copies, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GK 600 SOL 2012
Andrew Solomon tells the stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children but also find profound meaning in doing so. He writes about families coping with deafness, dwarfism, Down syndrome, autism, schizophrenia, multiple severe disabilities, with children who are prodi…
Title
Far from the tree: Parents, children, and the search for identity
Author
Solomon, Andrew
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Scribner
Year Published
2012
Physical Description
Hardcover: 702 p.
Topics
Parenting Children with Developmental Disabilities
Parenting Children with Disabilities
Relationships
Parenting
Parenting Children with Physical Disabilities
Abstract
Andrew Solomon tells the stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children but also find profound meaning in doing so. He writes about families coping with deafness, dwarfism, Down syndrome, autism, schizophrenia, multiple severe disabilities, with children who are prodigies, who are conceived in rape, who become criminals, who are transgender. While each of these characteristics is potentially isolating, the experience of difference within families is universal, as are the triumphs of love Solomon documents in every chapter.
ISBN
9780743236713
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GK 600 SOL 2012
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Missing
Copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre On Loan, due April 28, 2020
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Get that freak: Homophobia and transphobia in high schools

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog113409
Haskell, Rebecca, Burtch, Brian. Halifax, NS: Fernwood Publishing , 2010. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GA 600 HAS 2010
Bullying in schools has garnered significant attention recently, but little has been said about the bullying of homosexuals and transexual students in Canadian high schools. This book fills that gap by exploring the experiences of youth who identify or are identified as "queer." Based on interviews…
Title
Get that freak: Homophobia and transphobia in high schools
Author
Haskell, Rebecca
Burtch, Brian
Place
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Fernwood Publishing
Year Published
2010
Physical Description
Paperback: 126 pages
Topics
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Issues
LGBT
Education. Schools
Bullying
Abstract
Bullying in schools has garnered significant attention recently, but little has been said about the bullying of homosexuals and transexual students in Canadian high schools. This book fills that gap by exploring the experiences of youth who identify or are identified as "queer." Based on interviews with recent high school graduates in British Columbia, these researchers provide stories of physical, verbal, and emotional harassment in this group and offer insights into the negative outcomes that result from the experience of being bullied. On the other hand, however, these young people were not helpless victims: many learned to rely on resistance, inner strength, and true friends. In the last chapter, the authors make recommendations for handling homophobic and transphobic bullying in high schools and supporting students who experience this form of harassment.
ISBN
9781552663783
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GA 600 HAS 2010
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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