Dana's Legacy: From Heartbreak to Healing

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By Gayle Slate

Publisher : Morgan James Pub

Dana's Legacy: From Heartbreak to Healing

ABOUT Gayle Slate

Gayle Slate
As a parent and as a professional, Gayle Slate, M.F.T., has been involved for more than 30 years with families of children with disabilities. Having pioneered the specialty of working with families of the disabled, she's counseled hundreds of families, created support groups, and become an More...



Dana's Legacy is a mother's inspirational story of her first child, born with cerebral palsy--a journey from tragedy to triumph. A book of hope, Dana's Legacy shows how disability brings both tragedy and opportunity. Readers will come to cherish the person of worth and beauty living within the disabled child's body and see the critical importance of the family's attitude. This tough-but-tender story illustrates how families can not only endure trauma but grow because of it.

Dana's Legacy chronicles the challenges that parents still experience, illustrating the relevance for all families dealing with disability. Parents, other relatives, and professional caregivers will find Dana's Legacy both instructional and inspirational. Gayle has made a career out of helping children with disabilities, their families, and the professionals who serve them, and her insightful observations offer practical and meaningful counsel for anyone experiencing life challenges.