From the book jacket: Fashion designer Dana Buchman knew almost nothing
about "learning differences" when her oldest daughter, Charlotte, was
diagnosed with neurological, spatial, and motor skill disabilities as a toddler.
Furthermore, from the Ivy League to the launch of her own fashion label, Buchman
had encountered few obstacles that couldn't be overcome through hard work and
determination. Unfortunately, Buchman's well-developed ability to
"fix" things would not serve her in her efforts to deal with
Charlotte's disabilities; she would have to develop a new skill set to be able
to see Charlotte as a person with unique abilities.
A riveting and intensely personal memoir, A Special Education reveals the long and arduous process of Charlotte's development as well as Buchman's own path to self-discovery. Confessing frequent anxiety, guilt, frustration, and...
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