James C. Drennan, M.D., Orthopedic surgeon, Author of Orthopedic Management of Neuromuscular Disorders and former CEO of Carrie Tingley Hospital for Children
Today, grandparents frequently have to assume a major role in raising their grandchildren. Both parents have to work in many families. The emotional and physical challenge of raising a special needs child becomes the grandparents responsibility. This book presents Dr. Thompson's compassion and insight gained through her lifetime of working with these children and their care-givers. Her guidance will have a positive impact on grandparents as they become a major care-giver in the upbringing of their special needs grandchild.
Kaiser Permanente Journal
This unique book, written by a highly experienced and caring pediatrician, addresses the important role of grandparents in raising children who have special needs...Those raising children with special needs, and the involved grandparents helping with those children, will welcome referral to this book, a copy of which might be a useful addition to the waiting room of any pediatrician.
The Midwest Book Review
Grandparents trying to handle a child with special needs will find plenty of tips on how to effectively grandparent with love and care...Public libraries and health collections alike will find this an excellent pick.