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From the PublisherThis is the only special needs book I’ve ever read completelyin one sitting. I literally couldn’t put it down! JudyWinter’s refreshing style – at once both loving andno-nonsense – makes you feel like you're with a friend you'veknown for years.…I love practical, and this book is packedfull of tips and information you can USE."
-Joan Celebi, Ed.M, CLC; Founder,SpecialNeedsParentCoach.com
"Winter combines her talents for journalism and parenting in abook that is part inspiration, part how-to, and wholly optimisticabout your family's survival as you take on the challenge ofraising a child with special needs."
– Terri Mauro, About.com
"In Breakthrough Parenting for Children with SpecialNeeds (out last month from Jossey Bass), award-winning writerJudy Winter helps parents 'raise the bar of expectations' for theirchallenged children. Winter fought for a normal life for her son,Eric, before losing him to cerebral palsy. "The demands of specialneeds challenged me to the limits of human endurance and helped merealize my most heartfelt life dreams, too," she writes. Fromgetting over the myth of the perfect baby, to dealing with staring,to maneuvering the school system, her wisdom is both practical andinspiring."
- Parenting Magazine, 2006