Chicken Soup for the Soul: Celebrates Children with Special Needs: Stories of Love and Understanding for Those Who Care for Children with Disabilities
'These powerful heart-rending stories are filled with honesty, humor, hope and offer inspiration to parents, teachers, and anyone else who cares for children with special needs. By embracing the magnificence, inner peace, and beauty each child possess, our own attitudes are shifted from despair to promise.'
—Gerold G Jampolsky, M.D., Founder of International Center of Atti...more
I've read a couple Chicken Soup for the Soul books and I've really enjoyed the few I have read so far, they are all uplifting and have inspirational messages. All the Chicken Soup for the Soul are written the same way/format but the focus of each book ranges. My older sister is an elementary teacher and encouraged me to read this book, and I found the stories very heartwarming and inspiring. The book really emphasizes that each child is equally important and special, and that we ...more
There are definitely good people out there who can see the bright side ...more
I should have known what I was getting into though, as the series doesn't contain an edition for the disabled soul. Each story is framed from the carer's point of view,with the disabled people framed as either challenges to be overcome or paragons of virtue "blessed" with extraordinary chirpiness or patience or bravery or innocence.
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Canfield received a BA in Chi ...more