Saturday, May 7, 2011

Life and survival with a profoundly disabled child

I just read a review in the New York Times (5/5/11) of a book called "The Boy in the Moon". It is a memoir by Ian Brown about his profoundly disabled son Walker and how he and his family have struggled with this extraordinary child who has a rare genetic disorder. This is as good an illustration as any that we need a full range of services and residential options for children and adults with developmental disabilities, if we are going to serve everyone, including people like Walker.

Here is an interview with the author:

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