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From stumbling blocks to stepping stones : help and hope for special needs kids

Author: Shari Rusch Furnstahl
Publisher: Carol Stream, IL : Tyndale House Publishers, ©2007.
Series: Focus on the family
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shari Rusch was a learning-disabled child afflicted with brain damage at birth. Legally blind in one eye and challenged by motor coordination problems, health issues, a speech impediment, ADHD, dyslexia, and family issues, all the tests foretold a mediocre future at best. With the help of educators and a willingness to try, Shari succeeded beyond all expectations, becoming an honor student, a teacher, and a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Shari Rusch Furnstahl; Shari Rusch Furnstahl
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shari Rusch Furnstahl
ISBN: 9781589974357 1589974352
OCLC Number: 86038409
Description: 292 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: And then there was me --
The down side of different --
The first day of school and other scary stories --
Class clown or learning disabled : you be the judge --
Another chance --
Giant pens and other night terrors --
And then there were three --
On the other side of the tracks --
I can't see college from here --
Another new life --
Time misspent --
The driven girl --
College sounds easier than it looks --
Suggestions for parents and educators.
Series Title: Focus on the family
Responsibility: Shari Rusch Furnstahl.
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Shari Rusch was a learning-disabled child afflicted with brain damage at birth. Legally blind in one eye and challenged by motor coordination problems, health issues, a speech impediment, ADHD, dyslexia, and family issues, all the tests foretold a mediocre future at best. With the help of educators and a willingness to try, Shari succeeded beyond all expectations, becoming an honor student, a teacher, and a nationally recognized speaker on the topic of at-risk youth and special education students.

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