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I Can't Walk but I Can Crawl
A Long Life with Cerebral Palsy



August 2005 | 232 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Visit Joan's website here and watch an interview with Joan here

`As well as being of interest to educators, Joan Ross's autobiography would be would be worth including as a text for pupils following citizenship curriculum in secondary schools' - SENCO Update

Joan is an adult with cerebral palsy who grew up when compulsory education was not in place for all children. Her memories of her childhood before inclusion, her development as a teenager and her adult life are chronicled without sentiment and this book offers the reader an autobiography of someone who lives with a significant disability.

The book is supported by SCOPE who have provided an introduction and informative commentary about cerebral palsy.

The book is of general interest and offers information and inspiration to Scope members and those whose lives are touched by CP.

 
A New Life
 
School Days
 
See the Child, not the Disability
 
My New Treatment
 
Queen Mary's in Surrey
 
Little Miss Mischief
 
Vale Road School
 
Rewarding Times
 
Girl Guides
 
Rangers
 
Moving On
 
Challenge
 
More Education Please
 
My Own Brownie Pack
 
Bus Rides
 
I Want to Learn to Drive
 
Going on Holiday by Car
 
In Pursuit of a Teaching career
 
Middlesex Polytechnic
 
Seeking Employment
 
A Real Job
 
Haringey Disability Association
 
Changing Cars
 
My Small Corner
 
Concern Over My Parent's Health
 
Problems at Home
 
Voluntary Work
 
A Break from Caring
 
Severance
 
Some Drastic Action
 
Vancouver and Susy From Hackney

'This is not a book about compromise but about meeting challenges with positive solutions... [it] is not overly sentimental and provides a useful social history of living with a significant disability in the twentieth century' - British Journal of Special Education

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ISBN: 9781412918725
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