If you are a parent of a child with special needs, this is a book that will help you realize and accept the vitally important role you play in your grandchild’s life. Dr. Clare Jones discusses the challenges a family faces when raising a child with special needs. She provides detailed descriptions and treatments about a number of challenging conditions. Personal stories showing the important role grandparents play in the lives of their special needs grandchildren bring Dr. Jones’ valuable insights to life. Readers will find this book heart warming, enlightening and uplifting.
The Circle of Life
The Role of the Special Grandparent
Understanding Your Grandchild’s Special Needs
Understanding the Disability
Accepting the Disability
How You Can Help
Author(s): Clare B. Jones, Ph.D.
Publication Date: Publication Date: 2001
ISBN #: ISBN# 1-886941-44-0
Type/Pages: Paperback, 126pp
Dr. Clare B. Jones is the former director of education for the Phoenix Children's Hospital. A public school administrator and special education teacher for over twenty years, Dr. Jones was named Master Teacher in Ohio. she was honored by the National Council on Aging for her intergenerational program "Grandparents Read to Me." Dr. Jones is the author of four books and numerous articles and book chapters. She is a nationally recognized presenter. Dr. Jones is on the Professional Advisory Board of CHADD and is a contributing editor to ADDitude magazine. Named to the national gerontology honorary society, Sigma Phi Omega in 1986, Dr. Jones operates a private practice in Scottsdale, Arizona.
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