Intellectual Disabilities

Intellectual Disabilities

by Autumn Libal

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Overview

New parents who find out they're going to have a child with intellectual challenges are faced with many questions: Will she be able to function in the world? Will she have the same hopes and dreams as other children? Will her life be happy—or filled with sadness and failure? Along with the Brown family, you'll discover the answers to these questions as you read the story of Penelope Brown, a girl with Down syndrome. You'll see Penelope struggle to overcome others' ignorance and prejudice—and you'll watch her as she learns to follow her dreams.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422288221
Publisher: Mason Crest
Publication date: 02/03/2015
Series: Living with a Special Need
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 128
File size: 9 MB
Age Range: 6 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 The Biggest Decision of Their Lives 11

2 Smile for Me, Penelope 37

3 I Want Ice Cream, Too 49

4 A Fish in the Water 65

5 Some People Do Bad Things 75

6 My Name Is Not Slow 85

7 Where Are You Going, Phillip? 101

8 Messages to Heaven 113

Further Reading 120

For More Information 121

Series Glossary of Key Terms 122

Index 126

About the Author and the Consultant 128

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