Thursday, 19 January 2012

Library Thursday: new books scheduled for release in 2012, an interview and a video

A heads up on some new titles from specialist publishers Woodbine House in 2012, all of them aimed at a family readership:

available now
Down Syndrome Parenting 101: Must–Have Advice for Making Your Life Easier, by Natalie Hale

due to be released in March
Speaking of dyspraxia, by Leslie Lindsay

due to be released in May
Early Communication Skills for Children with Down Syndrome: 
A Guide for Parents and Professionals, Third Edition, by Libby Kumin

due to be released in June
Try Reading Again: How to Motivate and Teach Older Beginners, Age 10 and Up, by DeAnna Horstmeier

We'll let you know when we have copies in our library. If you are interested in purchasing your own copy, Woodbine House does not accept online orders from Australia, but you could try advance ordering from The Book Depository or Fishpond.

An earlier interview with John C McGinley
From Ability magazine's Facebook page:
While John C McGinley is ABILITY Magazine’s Dec/Jan 2011-12 cover story (the link is in this blog post), here’s a fun look at the past where we spoke to McGinley about his “personal experiences of 9/11, the hilarity of his life as Dr. Perry Cox and his very personal experiences of raising a child with Down syndrome.”  How time flies by… 

A siblings' video
This online video, made by two siblings, one of them a young man with Down syndrome is proving very popular this week:

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