Fulfilling dreams : a handbook for parents of people with Williams Syndrome / by Barbara Scheiber ; introduction by Terry Monkaba.
By: Scheiber, Barbara.
Contributor(s): Williams Syndrome Association.Publisher: Royal Oak, MI : Williams Syndrome Association, c2002Description: 329 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.Subject(s): WILLIAMS SYNDROME | PARENTING | PARENT ADVOCACY | EDUCATION | TRANSITION FROM SCHOOL TO ADULT LIFE | CHILDREN
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Preface. - Introduction: What is Williams syndrome? - Chapter 1: A place to start. - Chapter 2: Families: Challenges and rewards. - Chapter 3: The first years: Infants and toddlers. - Chapter 4: Building blocks: Speech, motor skills and skills of daily life. - Chapter 5: Happines: Our children's birthright. - Chapter 6: The gift of learning. - Chapter 7: You are your child's best advocate. - Chapter 8: Transition to adulthood. - Chapter 9: Partnerships of minds and hearts. - Chapter 10: New horizons. - Voices: Adults speak for themselves. - Appendix.
"...this handbook was written to share the knowledge and wisdom of parents and of professionals who work with our children and have faith in them. Underlying these pages is the firm belief that children with Wiiliams syndrome are far more like other children than not. Whatever his or her strength or weaknesses, your child needs what other children need - play and fun, goals and expectations, friends and love." - PREFACE