Disabled and Challenged: Reach for Your Dreams!

Disabled and Challenged: Reach for Your Dreams!

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by Terry Scott Cohen, Barry M. Cohen, Barry M. Cohen
     
 

My Disability Isn't In Charge of My Life. I am.

These are the wise words of Terry Scott Cohen, who from a very young age began learning to accept and conquer the many challenges he faces with myotonic muscular dystrophy. It has never been easy, but Terry has met his challenges with great determination and hard work.

Now, with his psychologist dad,

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My Disability Isn't In Charge of My Life. I am.

These are the wise words of Terry Scott Cohen, who from a very young age began learning to accept and conquer the many challenges he faces with myotonic muscular dystrophy. It has never been easy, but Terry has met his challenges with great determination and hard work.

Now, with his psychologist dad, Barry M. Cohen, Ph.D., Terry has written an inspiring book for young people who are facing life-long disabilities of all kinds - and for those who love and care for them as well. Terry shares his experiences and know-how for reaching a full life. He speaks frankly and in a language that children and young adults can easily understand and enjoy, peppering sage advice amid personal anecdotes to help others cope with the many challenges ahead...

- Getting your doctors to stop talking over your head and scaring you
- Finding healthcare buddies who really care about you, not just your disability
- Making good friends
- Interviewing and landing a job
- What to do with people who don't give you a chance or expect next to nothing of you
- Having fun - enjoying your life despite your limitations
- Planning your future - living the life you want

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780976952404
Publisher:
Wishing U Well Publishing
Publication date:
09/30/2005
Edition description:
WISHINGUWELL PUBLISHING
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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