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The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic

The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic

“The Lives They Left Behind is a deeply moving testament to the human side of mental illness, and of the narrow margin which so often separates the sane from the mad.  It is a remarkable portrait, too, of the life of a psychiatric asylum--the sort of community in which, for better and for worse, hundreds of thousands of people lived out their lives. Darby Penney and Peter Stastny...

Helping Hyperactive Kids - A Sensory Integration Approach: Techniques and Tips for Parents and Professionals

Helping Hyperactive Kids - A Sensory Integration Approach: Techniques and Tips for Parents and Professionals

Sensory integration has provided help to children with behavior, learning, and motor skills problems for over 40 years. A treatment based on play, it helps children absorb, process, and respond to information in an appropriate manner. This book provides a complete overview and explanation of the therapy, as well as practical sensory integration–based techniques that can be used by...

Getting Pregnant & Staying Pregnant: Overcoming Infertility and Managing Your High-Risk Pregnancy

Getting Pregnant & Staying Pregnant: Overcoming Infertility and Managing Your High-Risk Pregnancy

(Hunter House) Author is a nursing consultant. Text includes the latest information on fertility tests, treatments ranging from improved in-vitro fertilization to updated drug combinations and dosages, genetic testing, screening for hereditary abnormalities, using the Internet, and more. For consumers. Previous edition: c1991. Softcover.

The Lost Child of Philomena Lee: A Mother, Her Son and A Fifty-Year Search

The Lost Child of Philomena Lee: A Mother, Her Son and A Fifty-Year Search

When she fell pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent of Roscrea, Co. Limerick, to be looked after as a `fallen woman' and at the age of three her baby was whisked away and `sold' to America for adoption. Coerced into signing a document promising `Never to Seek to Know' what the Church did with him, she never saw him again. She would spend...

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