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Title Gifts : mothers reflect on how children with Down Syndrome enrich their lives / edited by Kathryn Lynard Soper ; foreword by Martha Sears.

Publication Info. Bethesda, Maryland : Woodbine House, 2007.

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 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Children's Department  J PARENT 618.9 GIFTS    Check Shelf
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 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Children's Department  PARENTING 306.874 GIF c.2  Check Shelf
Description xxv, 292 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Foreword / by Martha Sears -- Introduction: Gifts : two birth stories / by Kathryn Lynard Soper -- [Pt. 1]: The gift of respect. Aidan's gift / by Valle Dwight ; What to do with a boy / by Jessica Capitani ; On his thirteenth birthday / by Jodi Reimer ; Belonging / by Rebecca Phong ; Oh, yeah? / by Robin Roach ; From generation to generation / by Debbie Ellenbogen ; Different / by Tammy Hodson ; It's better than good / by Janine Steck Huffman ; Mommy / by Kelly Rimmer ; Acceptance / by Shari Adelson-Pollard ; Sunshine / by Jeanette Bollinger ; Who's winning? / by Sandra Assimotos-McElwee -- [Pt. 2]: The gift of strength. Notes from the deep end / by Jennifer Enderlin Blougouras ; For such a time as this / by Emily Vesper ; Travels with Brendan / by Tammy Westfahl ; For James / by Leilani Lucas ; Nourishment / by Deborah Minner ; Matthew's secret / by Katy Shapro ; Lifting each other / by Anita Minor ; The school of life / by Ann Bremer ; Fight the good fight / by Joanne M. Crouse ; The dream / by Rosemarie Aiello-Gertz ; We are not alone / by Michelle Adams ; Where there's a will, there's a way / by Kelly Anderson ; Emma Sage / by Tara Marie Hintz -- [Pt. 3]: The gift of delight. Surprise! / by Cynthia Yunke ; Light the way / by Alicia Culp ; Blue ribbon--first place / by Carol B. Mills ; The Buddha bean / by Beth Crawford ; A hopeful future / by Nancy Iannone ; Enjoying the ride / by Leah Spring ; Lost and found / by Traci Cross Williams ; In the moment / by Gina Vivona ; Expecting / by Peggy Copper-Smith ; Green onion / by Cori Guillaume ; Big sister / by Karen Roberts ; Speech therapy / by Kelly Schuh ; Loving Emma Jayne / by Emily Zeid -- [Pt. 4]: The gift of perspective. Beginning / by Renee Sherman ; Entertaining angels / by Barbara Curtis ; Defining moments / by Sherrill Rechner ; Slow motion / by Stephanie Bissol ; When the other shoe drops / by Beth Price ; Ups and downs / by Bethany Balsis ; Miracle man / by Katy Servos ; Stepping out / by Stefanie M. Miller ; Lucky / by Carey Branam ; Nolan : a little dream / by Catherine Finn ; The eighth-grade dance / by Nicol Hudson ; What I know now / by Carla Reeves -- [Pt. 5]: The gift of love. The life that chose me / by Monica Braat ; Tiny hands / by Courtney Koblitz Fields ; Brothers / by Dena Castellano-Farrell ; Birthday guilt / by Michelle Helferich ; Kindness received / by Francine Ferraro Rothkopf ; The blessing of an imperfect life / by Janis Gonzales ; Growing / by Sarahlynn Lester ; Through the eyes of love / by Tammy Bonser ; Crecer con amor / by Charo Boggian ; Quality of life / by Renee Parker ; The luckiest people in the world / by Jane Leahy-Smith ; Live long, laugh often, love much / by Andi Matthews ; First words / by Jennifer Graf Groneberg.
Subject Parents of children with disabilities -- Case studies.
Children with disabilities -- Family relationships -- Case studies.
Mother and child -- Case studies.
Down syndrome -- Patients -- Family relationships -- Case studies.
Added Author Soper, Kathryn Lynard.
ISBN 9781890627850
1890627852
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