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My Baby Rides the Short Bus

The Unabashedly Human Experience of Raising Kids With Disabilities
(Book - 2009 )
My Baby Rides the Short Bus

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The stories in this collection provide parents of special needs kids with a dose of both laughter and reality. Featuring works by so-called alternative parents who have attempted to move away from mainstream thought, this anthology carefully considers the implications of raising children with disabilities. From professional writers to novice storytellers, including original essays by Robert Rummel-Hudson, Ayun Halliday, and Kerry Cohen, this assortment of authentic, shared experiences from parents in the know is a partial antidote to the stories that misrepresent, ridicule, and objectify disabled children and their parents.
Title: My baby rides the short bus
the unabashedly human experience of raising kids with disabilities
Publisher: Oakland, CA :, PM Press,, 2009
Characteristics: xv, 344 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Yantra Bertelli, Jennifer Silverman, and Sarah Talbot
Contents: The other combat boot drops
Enough acronyms to make your head spin : navigating the system & advocating for our kids
Seen, heard, respected, and believed
How do we do it? : respite, community support, and transitions
Families : when the balancing act induces vertigo
Righteous resources : what do you know, a little practical advice after all
Additional Contributors: Talbot, Sarah - Editor
Silverman, Jennifer - Editor
Bertelli, Yantra - Editor
ISBN: 1604861096
Branch Call Number: 649.151 M9951 2009
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