Books tagged: cerebral palsy

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Maze Hunters
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
As we were flying the helicopter began to shake and then a huge like worm hole appeared and the helicopter was then sucked into the worm hole. We saw complete darkness for a few minutes. The darkness started to fade slowly and there was a bright light ahead.
In Praise of Weakness (with a Foreword by Matthieu Ricard)
Pre-release—available May 30, 2017. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,120. Language: English. Published by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
The first and only major philosopher in history to be born with cerebral palsy, A. JOLLIEN tells the story of how he grew up in a home for the severely disabled and was destined to roll cigars; how he found philosophy, which changed his life forever, helping him to confront his fate, endow it with meaning, and - against all odds - turn his disability into a source of strength and creative energy.
Simple Thoughts
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Simple Thoughts is a collection of poems about complicated and abstract thoughts about the world, darkness, light and everything. It's a universal book about things people go through. To all my readers, you are all beautiful and when you read this book, I hope you understand my opinions and the world I live in. Disclaimer I am not as dark as I may seem in this book.
Fighter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,620. Language: British English. Published: February 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Soccer
William Forde has brought together in 'Fighter', two stories which will enchant and enthral the young reader of primary school age. 'Maw' tells the story of a 13-year old boy of midget size, who refuses to give in to the extortion and demands of the school bully. 'Midnight Fighter' tells the story of the relationship which 8-year old Cassey Blake, a girl who has cerebral palsy, establishes with
One Step at a Time
Series: The Kids of Welles Bend. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: Australian English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Special Needs, Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Dance
Lara has cerebral palsy. The doctors said she’d never walk. She proved them wrong. Now Lara’s got another goal, and she’s sworn her older sister Allie to secrecy. All will be revealed at Welles Bend Primary School’s Year Six Graduation. But can Lara and her friend Tamsin pull off their daring plan, and convince Lara’s parents to let her follow her dream?
Build a Better Rat Trap
Series: Alexander Moffat Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 146,780. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
What if someone is out to get you, and you don’t listen to the kind, intelligent policeman’s advice? Then your future is in doubt. This fourth Alexander Moffat mystery finds the captain surrounded by distracted young lovers while he tries to protect the know-it-all members of a rich family from a killer (or killers) with a penchant for cleverly-designed murder scenarios.
Foot Drop, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Foot Drop, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Foot drop is a medical disorder with muscular weakness or paralysis that makes it difficult to lift the front part of the foot and toes Foot drop normally only involves one foot but both feet may be involved. Treatments are physiotherapy, an ankle-foot orthosis, nerve stimulation and surgery to fuse the ankle or foot.
I’m Not Here to Inspire You: Essays on Disability from a Regular Guy Living with Cerebral Palsy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,180. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
In this collection of essays, Rob J. Quinn offers insights on his own experiences as a man living with cerebral palsy and challenges the perceptions of people with disabilities offered by the able-bodied world. Many of the pieces are meant to give teens and young adults living with physical disabilities a new perspective on some of the issues they are dealing with in their daily lives.
55 Tips for Coping With Cerebral Palsy
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health
Do you or someone you love have cerebral palsy? Are you looking for ways to help? In this ebook you will read Symptoms of cerebral palsy, Risk factors, How cerebral palsy is diagnosed, Treatment options, Therapies that help, Tips for parents, etc…
Melodies at Eventide
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 36,280. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: July 6, 2016 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir about overcoming disability, told by someone who never allowed the circumstances of his birth to limit his outlook or narrow his horizons. Motivated and guided by a philosophy of mental and physical compensation, he seized every opportunity that was offered to lead an active, fulfilling and independent life, all the while being part of a movement to change society for the better.