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VOYAThrough personal narratives and researched articles, this book addresses a wide range of issues for students with disabilities in high school. The chapters are arranged in five sections: historical background; cultural issues that surround disabilities, including films and literature; relationships with friends and teachers; academic tasks such as study strategies; and issues of empowerment. Some sections are more of interest for anyone who works with high school students such as parents, teachers, or counselors, but others will be meaningful to teens themselves. The student who is disabled is addressed directly throughout the book, encouraging self-advocacy. Chris Crutcher provides the introduction to the book and offers the positive message to "people who are perceived as 'different'" by saying "Never back down." Because this book covers such a wide range of disabilities, including stories from those with cancer, cerebral palsy, blindness, and more, readers looking for more specific guidance should continue their research. This book lists online resources and further reading organized by more specific disabilities. Teachers, librarians, and administrators wanting to be more sensitive and knowledgeable to students in need will benefit from this text. Young adults might not pick up this book themselves and many will put it down before finishing, especially because of the mixed audience for many chapters. This resource sets out to cover so much ground that students might want some guidance on finding what is useful for their particular needs before deciding that there is nothing in it for them. 2004, Greenwood, 181p.; Index. Biblio. Source Notes. Further Reading. Appendix., Ages 12 toAdult.