Description : This series was designed to develop resources for educators of children who are visually impaired, hearing impaired, and severely disabled. The Hand In Hand materials emphasize the communication and mobility skills crucial to independence, and provide important information to help service providers do their jobs effectively. Containing contributions from more than 30 nationally recognized experts in the field of deaf-blindness, this groundbreaking information consists of four components that can be used separately or together. An in-service training guide that presents structured information and guidelines for using the Hand In Hand materials with various audiences. Focusing on the needs of the trainer, this manual provides sample blueprints for individual workshops, as well as an overview of training, assessment, and evaluation. Also includes sample forms for conducting a pre-training needs assessment and post-training evaluation.
Description : Hilde Hupperts Hand in Hand with Tommy is one of the earliest factual accounts of the Holocaust, written as early as autumn 1945. Huppert describes with piercing objectivity her harrowing experiences as a mother with her little son in prison, in the Rzeszow Ghetto, and in the concentration camp Bergen-Belsen. Hand in Hand with Tommy is a riveting and moving description of suffering, struggle and miraculous salvation. Twenty editions of the book have been published, in German, Czech, Dutch, Hebrew and Arabic. The reader response has been one of universal acclaim.In A Toast for Bertha, Shmuel Thomas Huppert, Hilde Hupperts son, describes his return to his home town in Czechoslovakia, some fifty years after the end of World War II. A Toast for Bertha is a semi-fictional novella that recounts the conflicting emotions of this encounter. Together with his wife, Tommy arrives there shortly after Vaclav Havels Velvet Revolution to find himself a total stranger. His intriguing voyage, told with a mixture of vague memory, vivid imagination and subtle humor, is a severance of the umbilical cord, which once tied him to his childhood, and brings the author closer to his second home, Jerusalem. Shmuel Thomas Huppert's story is both heart-rending and honest, told with sensitive maturity and realism. A Toast for Bertha has been published in Hebrew and German.Fifty years after they survived the Holocaust, mother and son together hand in hand finally approach their English-speaking audience.
Description : Hand in Hand is the autobiography of Jane Coupes, stroke survivor. It's a compelling roller-coaster ride which follows Jane throughout her eventful recovery following her stroke in 2001, which occurred ten days after the arrival of her baby son. Do not miss this remarkable and inspirational story! Can you imagine having one of the most joyful events and the single most tragic event of your life all happening within a two week period? This is what happened to me in February/March 2001 when I suffered a massive stroke approximately ten days after the birth of my son, leaving me with significant injuries including a paralysed left arm and leg. My book covers details of my complicated, lengthy and ongoing recovery, both physical and psychological and also my difficult journey with my husband, daughter and young son, which had a triumphant outcome, hence the title of the book 'Hand in Hand! I have attempted to explain exactly what happens when you have a stroke and the assumptions as to why it happened to me, rather than the next person. I hope you will be enlightened or inspired by my book.
Description : This is my journey from Pegwell, Christ Church, Barbados, West Indies, to London, England, to New York, USA, then to Atlanta, Georgia, USA. This is true story for my children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren to read.
Description : Reverend Isaac McCoy and his amazing wife Christiana established Indian mission schools in Indiana, Michigan and Kansas in the 1800s. This novel concentrates on the two schools established in the Michigan Territory at the request of Governor Cass and Indian leaders. Other missionaries and teachers joined the McCoy family in their constant struggles and hardships. Isaac frequently traveled to solicit support from church and government officials in order to improve conditions for Indians. Christiana, a capable leader and teacher, took over during his absences. The McCoys always sought solution when confronted with problems. When white settlers and traders brough alcohol into their vicinity, the effect upon the Indians was devastating. Isaac working tirelessly to find an answer and eventually was able to convince government officials to move Indians westward to undeveloped land.
Description : This book was written in 2013 as a Christmas gift to the author’s stepfather, who was battling with ALS. Kent cherished the time he had with Scarlett, the author’s daughter, while she was living in his home. Scarlett and Kent spent hours together without him speaking. He would willingly play horses with her, watch horse videos on the computer, tag along with him, or just snuggle. This book is a tribute to the love he showed his granddaughter, and the importance of time and how we choose to spend each day.
Description : Be my teacher from day one. Be my sky, my moon, my sun. The bond a parent and child share is special. In this sweet and heartfelt picture book, renowned author-illustrator Rosemary Wells celebrates all that parents do with and for their children from the very beginning: talking and walking, feeding and reading, playing and dreaming, and more. Spectacular art and a powerful message make this a perfect gift.