Books About Disabilities That Will Inspire You

Books About Disabilities That Will Inspire You

Books about disabilities that will inspire you and even get you laughing. We have chosen just a few of the best, but there are many other books about disabilities available on Amazon.com.

 

Expecting Adam

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An inspiring and thought-provoking memoir of a couple and their Down Syndrome son, John. Their decision not to terminate and this is their story of how their sons birth gave them a newly gained perspective.

“A wonderful book, funny unbelievably tender, and smart. It shimmers.” ==Anne Lamott

The Harvard degree graduates had their fair share of stress. Martha had it the worst with constant nausea and dehydration. When she found out her son has down syndrome, she ignored suggestions of termination. Unable to fathom all the things she experienced during her pregnancy, she learned after his birth that, as she quoted:

“I had to unlearn virtually everything Harvard taught me about what is precious and what is garbage”
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The Elephant In The Playroom

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This book is a beautifully written memoir about a mothers struggle with her special needs child. Denise Brodey’s young son was diagnosed with various special needs.  The only thing that changed her chaotic existence was through talking to other parents of special needs children. In this book, she introduces her readers to a community of moms and dads who lovingly share their ups and downs of parenting a special needs child.

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Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot

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This comical memoir about late cartoonist John Callahan, and a look at his life after becoming a quadriplegic. This is his story about his struggle with alcoholism and using comedy to cope with his new journey as a person with a disability. This book was so good, they made a movie based on it.

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https://www.action4.org.za/samaritans-with-disabilities-and-famous/

https://www.action4.org.za/learning-disabilities-adhd/