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You will dream new dreams : inspiring personal stories by parents of children with disabilities / Stanley D. Klein and Kim Schive, editors ; [foreword by Richard Thornburgh].

By: Klein, Stanley D
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : Kensington Books, c2001Description: xix, 278 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 1575665603 (pbk.)Subject(s): Childhood | Books by parents | Across the lifespan | Developmental Disabilities (DD) | Intellectual Disability (ID) | Down Syndrome | Essay collections | Cerebral palsy (CP)Summary: "In You will dream new dreams, a compassionate, deeply felt connection of writings, you'll discover the common ground of emotions shared by parents of children with disabilities. Real-life fathers and mothers of kids with cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, autism, mental retardation, and other life-changing illnesses speak from the heart on how they mourned for the child of their dreams...learned the importance of turning to friends instead of being "strong" all the time...experienced the wrenching disappointment of letting go of certain expectations for their child...and found the unexpected joy of discovering new dreams. Healing, coping, surviving, and even being happy again; these messages of encouragement and hope, from parent to parent, offer a helping hand when it is most needed - during the tough days or anytime true understanding can make all the difference."
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"In You will dream new dreams, a compassionate, deeply felt connection of writings, you'll discover the common ground of emotions shared by parents of children with disabilities. Real-life fathers and mothers of kids with cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, autism, mental retardation, and other life-changing illnesses speak from the heart on how they mourned for the child of their dreams...learned the importance of turning to friends instead of being "strong" all the time...experienced the wrenching disappointment of letting go of certain expectations for their child...and found the unexpected joy of discovering new dreams.

Healing, coping, surviving, and even being happy again; these messages of encouragement and hope, from parent to parent, offer a helping hand when it is most needed - during the tough days or anytime true understanding can make all the difference."