Winner of an Outstanding Literary Work of the Year Award by the Autism Society of America! A NAPPA Honors Winner in the 2009 National Parenting Publications Awards! Honorable Mention in the 2008 ForeWord Book of the Year Awards! Finally, family members and professionals have true guidance for these difficult, but necessary, conversations. Author Catherine Faherty offers detailed, concrete explanations of illness, dying, life after death, losing a pet, and numerous other issues. Her descriptions are written with such care; even caregivers will be comforted by her words. The Communication Forms following each short topic will engage learners and include them in the conversation, allowing them to share personal experiences, thoughts, and concerns. Wonderful chapters such as qWhat People May Learn When Facing Deathq and qRole Models and Mentorsq put death into perspective in terms of life, and encourage us all to live fully. Catherine covers important topics such as: Illness and Injury Recuperating and Healing When Someone is Dying What Happens to the Person Who Dies Putting Pets to Sleep Rituals and Traditions What People Say and Do Plus many more!A Mothera#39;s Essay by Susie Heaton Where is Mr. Paul? There are blessings to being a parent of ... Sounds sort of stupid, but I felt such incredible love for this man holding my son under his protective, loving wing. Every single day Wesley wouldanbsp;...
|Title||:||Understanding Death and Illness and what They Teach about Life|
|Publisher||:||Future Horizons - 2008|