Mom, I Have a Staring Problem by Marian
Carla Buckel and Tiffany Buckel
Tiffany, a seven-year-old, describes her experience with petit mal seizures; her feelings, wishes and fears.
My Friend Emily by Susanne M. Swanson; Writers Press Service. A story about Emily and her best friend Katy. Emily a self confident child who enjoys life, shows that kids with epilepsy are just like other kids.
Russell Is Extra Special : A Book About Autism by Charles A., III Amenta; Magination Press,1992.
What About Me? : Growing Up With a Developmentally Disabled Sibling by Bryna Siegel, Stuart C. Silverstein; Insight Books,1994.What About Me? is a tremendously affecting book for siblings of disabled brothers or sisters, and for their parents, and a valuable resource for psychologists engaged in developmental or clinical study, teachers, social workers, marriage and family counselors, public health personnel, and psychotherapists.
My Brother Matthew by Mary Thompson; Woodbine House. A picture and text book for children who have a brother or sister with developmental delay. Describes the interaction between David and his brother, who has an intellectual disability. Though David feels frustration and resentment at times, he feels he understands his brother and together the two boys experience a great deal of joy.
The Brainstorms Family : Epilepsy on Our Terms : Stories by Children With Seizures and Their Parents by Steven C. Schachter, Georgia D. Montouris, John M. Pellock; Lippincott-Raven Publishers, 1996. Presents information about the condition of epilepsy, what it is like to have seizures, the different kinds of seizures, and the effects of epilepsy on the individual and the family.
My Name is Amanda and I have F.A.E.: A book
for young children with FAS/E (can be used as a coloring book and Dear
World: We Have Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Experiences of Young Adults (written
by young adult "survivors")
Address for ordering:
FAS/E Support Network of B.C.
151 - 10090 152nd St., Suite #187,
Surrey, British Columbia Canada
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