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Name: Denise ThorntonPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Born:
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Biographical and Professional InformationDenise Thornton writes and edits the quarterly newsletter for the Northern Suburban Special Education District, a cooperative of 30 school districts on Chicago's North Shore that pool resources to meet the needs of their students who have physical challenges. She has been a staff writer for the Wisconsin State Journal in Madison and the South Bend Tribune in Indiana. She also recently served as a freelance reporter with regular beats and a weekly column for the Lake County Bureau of the ''Chicago Tribune''.
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Selected Titles At Your Library
Living with cancer :
ISBN: 9780810872776. OCLC Number: 671491784 Scarecrow Press,. . Offers advice and anecdotes from teenage survivors about dealing with cancer, including the diagnosis, the impact of the disease on family and friends, physical changes, school challenges, and being a survivor.
Physical Disabilities :
ISBN: 9781461670483. OCLC Number: 850195406 Scarecrow Press,. . The issues rising from family, school, and relationships are the same for most teens, but teens who have visual, hearing, or physical impairments have additional obstacles to cope with and overcome as they enter young adulthood. This book addresses the special issues that teens who have physical disabilities must tackle, such as school, relationships, sports and recreation, assistive technology, driving, preparing for life after high school, and more. Teens, parents, teachers, and medical professionals will find this to be a valuable resource.
Physical disabilities :
ISBN: 0810853000. OCLC Number: 71244033 Scarecrow Press,. . Explores the methods, mechanisms, and resources other teens use to cope with their disability.