by Linda Lee Ratto
From amputation to scoliosis, from at-birth challenges, disease or traumatic injury, share the real stories of young people’s adjustment to life-change and living well through it all. Written by the educator-mom of three, two facing amputation and blindness, Ms. Ratto uses Elisabeth Kubler-Ross’ classic stages of grief to create practical coping steps to wellness for the entire family. Includes tried-and-true tips on self-development of the body, mind and heart for the person experiencing the disability, plus the family members’ points-of-view. Excellent resource for all ages, meant to be read aloud. Inspiring progressive steps provided to lead your own life and create your own dreams.