Differences in Common: Straight Talk on Mental Retardation, Down Syndrome, and Life
A writer’s collection of almost fifty essays that span more than 20 years of her experience as the mother of a son with Down syndrome. With poignancy and humor, Trainer explores a wide variety of issues, including family adjustment, public attitudes, inclusion, and independence. While her insights and nuggets of wisdom are shaped by the joys and frustration of raising a child with mental retardation, they so often strike a common chord in all of us.
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