Elastic In My Pants And Other Stories Of Quality Of Life


Author: Kathryn Jennings Papaleo

Number Of Pages: 140

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Release Date: 11-12-2014

Details: When ELASTIC was sewn into Charley's pants he was immediately more independent. He could now dress himself, use the bathroom unattended, and even gain or lose weight and still look sharp! He was proud of himself and his quality of life improved!

This book is a collection of anecdotes about men and women,like Charley, with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, and their families. It is about how good life can be for people, regardless of disability, as they take their place in the world as adults. The stories include moving from the family home, learning independent living skills and getting a job.They deal with friends, leisure, health and special needs. Some are funny; some are touching; all are true. The accounts are intended to inspire, and to help families know that the future of their loved one is filled with promise. Planning makes the promise a reality.
The "Quality of Life Planning Guide" included in the book helps families organize information to smooth transitions. Once completed, parents will have peace when they consider the question: What does the future offer for my child?

EAN: 9781505500905

Package Dimensions: 11.0 x 8.5 x 0.3 inches

Languages: English

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