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Fragile X, fragile hope : finding joy in parenting a child with special needs

By: Griffin, Elizabeth.
Publisher: Lynnwood, WA Emerald Books 2004Description: 112 p.ISBN: 1932096167.Subject(s): FRAGILE X SYNDROME | AUTISM | FAMILY ADJUSTMENT | FAMILY EXPERIENCES | FAMILY STRESS | FAMILY SUPPORT | LOSS | COPINGSummary: Presents the story of how a mother coped when told her son had fragile X syndrome and autism. Offers hope to other families as they adjust to life with a child with a disability. Tells of her struggle with unresolved grief, stress and depression and inability to connect with her son but eventually an acceptance that this 'tragedy' in her life had turned into a miracle.
List(s) this item appears in: Fragile x May 2017 | Disability acceptance. November 2017 CM | Top Rated in 2018 | Fragile X Jan 2019
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Presents the story of how a mother coped when told her son had fragile X syndrome and autism. Offers hope to other families as they adjust to life with a child with a disability. Tells of her struggle with unresolved grief, stress and depression and inability to connect with her son but eventually an acceptance that this 'tragedy' in her life had turned into a miracle.

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Felt like I was reading my story and it was good to know that someone else felt the same things as me.

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