Books for the Awareness of a Disabilty

A Listmania! list by Cheryl Wedesweiler "author of SUMMER BORN and DREAMS IN AUGUST: LIFE, LOVE, and CEREBELLAR ATAXIA" (So. Cal.)
The list author says: "This is a listing of important books to read for the awareness of a disabilty.
Cerebellar Ataxia is a progressive, degenerative, incurable neurological disorder that impairs coordination."
Summer Born: A Life With Cerebellar Ataxia
1.  Summer Born: A Life With Cerebellar Ataxia by Cheryl Wedesweiler
The list author says:
  "My second book. Mandy Wheeler, 17, learns that she has Cerebellar Ataxia. With the support of friends, family, and The National Ataxia Foundation, she learns to accept her disability."
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Living with ataxia: An information and resource guide
2.  Living with ataxia: An information and resource guide by Martha A. Nance
The list author says:
  "A wonderful resource for those "living with Ataxia""
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Dreams in August: Life, Love, and Cerebellar Ataxia
3.  Dreams in August: Life, Love, and Cerebellar Ataxia by Cheryl Wedesweiler
The list author says:
  "My book first.
I am amazed at the few people that know about Cerebellar Ataxia-or any of the other varieties of Ataxia. Over 150,000 people in the United States alone have some form of Ataxia.
I have been becoming more and more handicapped since I was 17.
This book is a compilation of poems and short stories covering many topics: my Grandpa, my Cerebellar Ataxia, and other life experiences."
$12.95
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Ten Years to Live
4.  Ten Years to Live by Henry J. Schut
The list author says:
  "An account of a family and their stuggle with one of the forms of Ataxia from 1908-1972."
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No More Kidney Stones: The Experts Tell You All You Need to Know about Prevention and Treatment
5.  No More Kidney Stones: The Experts Tell You All You Need to Know about Prevention and Treatment by John S. Rodman MD
The list author says:
  "Anyone who has had kidney stones knows that it hurts like you know what. I thought this informative book deserves to be mentioned."
$12.46   Used & New from: $0.76
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews)

Lucky Man: A Memoir
6.  Lucky Man: A Memoir by Michael J. Fox
The list author says:
  "Like Cerebellar Ataxia, Parkinsons Disease is a progressive, degenerative, incurable, neurological disorder.
This book covers Michael J. Fox's rise to fame to life living with his disabilty."
$12.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (527 customer reviews)

Louder Than Words: A Mother's Journey in Healing Autism
7.  Louder Than Words: A Mother's Journey in Healing Autism by Jenny McCarthy
The list author says:
  "Autism is lived here. Jenny McCarthy describes her struggle with her son's autism."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (388 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

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Hurry Down Sunshine: A Father's Story of Love and Madness (Vintage)
8.  Hurry Down Sunshine: A Father's Story of Love and Madness (Vintage) by Michael Greenberg
The list author says:
  "A father learns to live and deal with his daughts bipolar disorder."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (118 customer reviews)

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel (Oprah Book Club #62)
9.  The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel (Oprah Book Club #62) by David Wroblewski
The list author says:
  "A fictional story of a boy born without a voice, but he can hear, and he still can communicate and get his point across to others."
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Living Gluten-Free For Dummies
10.  Living Gluten-Free For Dummies by Danna Korn
The list author says:
  "Full of valuable information. This books guides you on ways to make life better if a person has difficulty with products that contain gluten."
$12.56   Used & New from: $5.13
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (187 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

My Thirty-Five Years with Ataxia
11.  My Thirty-Five Years with Ataxia by Patricia Birdsong Hamilton
The list author says:
  "A journey into the author's experiences with ataxia."
$10.76   Used & New from: $10.09
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Customer Discussions about products in this list
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Did anyone else LOVE this book? 41 Apr 28, 2014
Parallels with Hamlet 25 Apr 28, 2014
what will the dogs do? 70 Apr 17, 2014
The ending 75 Apr 17, 2014
Beautiful poetic language--too much of a good thing? 3 Feb 4, 2014
What exactly make these dogs different? 2 Feb 4, 2014
celiac disease bears all the markings of a dietary fad 5 Oct 14, 2012
Reviewers claiming McCarthy blames the Mercury in the vaccines... 8 Apr 5, 2012
Due to TTS disabled, I got for free at library 0 Oct 16, 2011
Why did Amazon delete the reviews for this book? 5 Feb 20, 2011
possible misdiagnosis 20 Aug 31, 2008
amazon deleting review after review for this book....why? 8 Jul 27, 2008
 
   

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Cheryl Wedesweiler "author of SUMMER BORN and DREAMS IN AUGUST: LIFE, LOVE, and CEREBELLAR ATAXIA" (So. Cal.)
Qualifications: Person with Cerebellar Ataxia, author
Last updated: 2/25/11
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