How difficult is it for you to communicate with someone who is "different" or has a disability? Look IN Me gives answers to this dilemma which many of us face on a daily basis. The author shares true accounts of special individuals and their families. Her personal experiences and interviews give insight of the challenges people with disabilities face. It seems that if you appear different on the outside from the typical populace, most people will stare or shy away from you, as if you are invisible. These unique individuals desire attention, love, and opportunity to succeed in their lives, as do all of us. Look IN Me will open up your eyes and your heart as to how to communicate with people with special needs; even those without their own voice. You will be amazed as you read this book of the gifts some individuals possess, but by appearances have been overlooked by many. The stories and interviews shared will add laughter and also tears as you engage in the lives of remarkable people.
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About the Author
Born in the early 50's, Diane has witnessed positive changes through the years in respect to people with disabilities. For over 30 years she has taught and cared for children/adults with special needs in the schools and as a respite, habilitation provider, and caregiver, receiving excellent work reviews. You may describe the author as fearless, taking on varied degrees of challenges in her life. This includes marrying a man named Nutz and parenting eight healthy children (his, mine and ours), along with skating roller derby in her late 40's. Diane's passionate living has given her greater awareness regarding the lack of respect and disadvantages special people and their families even now encounter. It's Diane's goal in life to help others recognize the good in all by looking "IN" them.