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

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Solomon, Andrew. Toronto, ON: Scribner , 2012. (Book) — 2 copies, 2 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education 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
Sunny Hill Education 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 Available
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