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August 2001

"This Book is a wonderful addition to any home, whether or not a child is born with special needs does not matter this book can help parents and children of all kinds. It makes you feel like you have your own support group right there with you as well as gives tips and hints to help you through your rough time. I think this is one of the best books ever written and give it a very enthusiastic 5 stars!"
- A Reader from New York

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Special Kids Need Special Parents
A Resource For Parents of Children with Special Needs
by Judith Loseff Lavin

Parents of children with special needs face unique emotional and practical challenges that are seldom addressed by the medical community. In Special Kids Need Special Parents, Judith Loseff Lavin-herself the parent of a child with special needs-draws on interviews with health care professionals, nationally recognized authorities, and other parents to give readers the answers, advice, and comfort they crave.
• Coping with chronic pain, sleep problems, and frequent hospitalizations
• Dealing with feelings of grief and anger
• Choosing a therapist
• Finding suitable, reliable childcare
• How to cope with teasing
• The impact a child with special needs can have on a marriage, siblings, and grandparents
• Finding cosmetic, prosthetic, and orthotic help
• and more

About the Author
Judith Loseff Lavin has written for the Chicago Sun-Times and many magazines. A graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in secondary teaching, Ms. Lavin is involved with several organizations that promote the welfare and progress of children with special needs.

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