Attics of the Mind: The Story of a Mother and Her Special Son

Attics of the Mind: The Story of a Mother and Her Special Son

by Laura Lustig
     
 

ISBN-10: 0980006740

ISBN-13: 9780980006742

Pub. Date: 10/15/2008

Publisher: Durban House Press

Laura Lustig's ATTICS OF THE MIND recounts the compelling journey she and her son, Jesse, made together. Her story is a tale of a dedicated parent who stood up to the travails of coping with a son who suffered from disability, professional ignorance, and limited social opportunity. Laura's road was a road of challenges, often fighting for opportunity and justice

Overview

Laura Lustig's ATTICS OF THE MIND recounts the compelling journey she and her son, Jesse, made together. Her story is a tale of a dedicated parent who stood up to the travails of coping with a son who suffered from disability, professional ignorance, and limited social opportunity. Laura's road was a road of challenges, often fighting for opportunity and justice for her son, but also for other families confronted by childhood disability.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780980006742
Publisher:
Durban House Press
Publication date:
10/15/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
130
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents


Pale Images of a Nobler Day v Preface ix Chapter 1 A New Beginning 1 Worry Signs 2 Chapter 2 Black Clouds 9 Chapter 3 Wednesday's Child 15 Dark Moments 19 Chapter 4 A Breath of Relief 29 Chapter 5 Baby Steps 41 New Hope 45 Chapter 6 Learning Curve 49 Opening the New School 54 Chapter 7 A Crisis in the Making 57 Innocents under Fire 60 Power Plays at School 70 Chapter 8 A Special Bond 77 Chapter 9 Unforeseen Pathways 87 Chapter 10 A Fork in the Road 105 Chapter 11 Student Teaching 113 Chapter 12 The County Plays Its Hand 125 Chapter 13 The End of a Chapter 133 The Next Chapter 135 Chapter 14 Reflections 141 Epilogue 163 Endnotes 171 About the Author 173

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