A brand new book has just been born!
And this is how it looks -----
Doesn't it look good?
Oh, the excitement....
As you can see it has been aptly named as......
Wit and Wisdom from the Parents of Special Needs Kids: Mostly True Stories of Life on the Spectrum (Volume 1)
This book was put together and edited by Lynn Hudoba over at AutismArmyMom with initial help from her blogger buddy BigDaddyAutism.
This book is a collection of articles written by over 40 bloggers who are parents of children with Special Needs.
There's even an article in there from yours truly!!
How terribly exciting!
Here's the blurb.....
Wit and Wisdom From The Parents of Special Needs Kids brings together dozens of the best writers in the blogosphere, sharing their stories of both the challenges and rewards of raising children with autism and other cognitive disabilities. More than forty essays are included in this unique compilation,covering topics such as sensory issues, the difficulties of social interaction, the impact on marriage and typical siblings, and the world of special educationand therapies. These parents cover the gamut of experiences -- from initially receiving the diagnosis for their child and reconsidering their expectationsfor the future to learning how to let go of children as young adults – as well as an emotional spectrum from sadness and loss, to the frustrations of assimilating not-so-typical children into the typical world, to the joy of living amongsttheir often hilarious quirks and obsessions. Wit and Wisdom From The Parents of Special Needs Kids is a must read for anyone whose life has been affected by intellectual disabilities. Every parent of a special needs child will identify with the life experiencesincluded in this book -- they are as varied, unique, and inspiring as the children themselves.