by Marcia R. Turner
Revised edition © 2012 Marcia R. Turner ISBN: 978-965-544-007-2
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11/3 Brand; Jerusalem 93878 Israel
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This edition is a revised and updated version of On Becoming A Special Parent: A Mini Support Group in a Book, published by Marcia R. Turner (Routburg), by Parent/Professional Publications, 1986-1990, ISBN: 0-9160347-0-0
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To Esther who, without saying a word, has taught me more than any speaking person
To my very dear friend
Sherry Berliner Dimarsky 1961 - 2008
who valued every single breath of life.
The world is not the same without her.
This handbook is a concise and practical guide for the parents of a child with special needs. A positive approach and helpful hints to aid parents in seeking appropriate services are provided. This book will expedite the initiation of care for the child. It also allows the health care professional an inside look at the emotions and experiences with which the family must deal.