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My Baby Rides the Short Bus: The Unabashedly Human Experience of Raising Kids with Disabilities

by Various authors - £17.99  PM Press (2009)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781604861099 | ISBN 10: 1604861096

In lives where there is a new diagnosis or drama every day, the stories in this collection provide parents of “special needs” kids with a welcome chuckle, a rock to stand on, and a moment of reality held far enough from the heart to see clearly. Featuring works by “alternative” parents who have attempted to move away from mainstream thought--or remove its influence altogether--this anthology, taken as a whole, carefully considers the implications of parenting while raising children with disabilities.
 
From professional writers to novice storytellers including Robert Rummel-Hudson, Ayun Halliday, and Kerry Cohen, this assortment of authentic, shared experiences from parents at the fringe of the fringes is a partial antidote to the stories that misrepresent, ridicule, and objectify disabled kids and their parents.

(Price & availability last checked: January 2019)

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In booklists: Positive Parenting, Parenting Disabled Children,
In categories: Children & Young People, Disability,

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