Books tagged: parenting a special needs child

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Autism Dad: Adventures In Raising An Autistic Son
By Rob Errera
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,910. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Autism is a challenging puzzle ... but Autism Dad has a clue! Funny, informative, poignant, and engaging, Autism Dad explores the initial devastation of an autism diagnosis, the autism/vaccine controversy, autism in the media, education, therapy and treatments. Above all, Autism Dad is about living with, raising, and loving a child with autism, told from a father’s perspective.
Melissa's Gift
By Olin Dodson
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 143,860. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Bay Tree Publishing/Ardenwood Books. Category: Nonfiction
A poignant, personal memoir, Melissa’s Gift recounts how a deeply solitary man discovers he has fathered a daughter while traveling years before in Central America. She evokes a capacity to love in him he has never known, even while she slowly wastes from the dreadful disease of cystic fibrosis.Written with beauty and power, Melissa’s Gift is an unforgettable story and a deeply moving read.
Autism Goes to School - Book One in the School Daze Series
By Sharon A. Mitchell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,980. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Amazon Bestseller - After suddenly receiving custody of his five year old son, Ben must learn how to be a dad to a child with autism. Ben's sixty hour a week work schedule goes out the window. Teacher Melanie Nicols sees Ben as a dead beat dad, but grudgingly comes to admire how he hangs in, determined to learn for his son’s sake. Her admiration grows to more as father and son come to rely on her.
The Prodigal Parent
By Michael Behmer
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 17,550. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
I know intimately the journey of the prodigal parent. Life has given us some incredible experiences that has turned us into the parents we are how we use those is up to use. In The Prodigal Parent we examine how to use these experiences for personal growth and recognize opportunities to build, challenge and rebuild mutually strengthening and healthy relationships with our children and loved ones.
Solume Survivors: A Mother's Love
By Tanya Glover
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012 by Sluuce LLC. Category: Nonfiction
The last thing a mother expects is for her son to suffer at the hands of his own father, but that is what happened to Tanya Glover and her son Steven. This reprehensible actions led to brain damage Steven being taken away from her. While mother and son were eventually reunited, feelings of guilt and mistrust still loomed until the love of a man helped her overcome those emotions.
Parenting A Parent: The Sequel to Accepting the Unacceptable Alone
By JoAnn Flanery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction
Parenting A Parent is an autobiographical story that begins when JoAnn’s mother, who has dementia, moves in with her. JoAnn found herself caring for her aging parent and her disabled daughter. This is the inspiring true story of what happened during the next five years of intensely difficult trials and hardships, the ultimate triumph of perseverance, love, and the strength that resides within us.
6 Minutes Wrestling with Life
By John A. Passaro
Series: Wrestling With Life, Book 1. Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 39,080. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
In this book, Passaro brings it all to life, telling the tale of what can happen when a family believes and sacrifices, and keeps moving forward even in the face of unlikely odds. It details the battle the Passaro family had (and have) in dealing with significant illness and talks about the trials and triumphs of sons Maverick and Travis, both All-State grapplers in New York.
Why Does He Do That? A Parent's Guide to ASD
By Stella Waterhouse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Part One of the Positive Approaches series this short, concise and informative book is aimed at parents. It details the many difficulties that face children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder. These range from the well known differences in communication and sociability to lesser known aspects including the sensory differences and anxiety alongside the effects that such things can have.
The Consequence System
By Carrie Winn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,400. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
The Consequence System is a parenting plan that parallels life teaching our children that with each choice there are consequences, good and bad. Sometimes you can make a small mistake and pay big consequences and sometimes you don't even get a consequence (a free pass). My ultimate goal as a parent was to teach my children to think ahead, think for themselves and pay the consequences earned.