BOOKS

The Way I Hear It
If you think hearing loss is just a condition of old age, think again. The Way I Hear It explodes one myth after another in a witty and insightful journey into life with hearing loss at every age. It blends personal stories with practical strategies that shines a light onto a world of communication challenges. Great advice is also shared on how to bridge the gap between consumer and professional in order to get the best possible hearing health care.
Pages: 240
$23.71 • ISBN: 9781460263648
FriesenPress

Gut Guide 101
Did you know that 70 per cent of your immune system is in your gut? The Gut Guide 101 will help you understand how crucial the digestive system is in keeping you healthy. From boosting immunity, to absorbing nutrients, getting rid of toxins and helping prevent cancer it’s more important than most of us realize. Included is an easy-to-follow 21-day plan to better digestion and energy, and over 20 recipes.
Pages: 180
$16.03 • ISBN: 9780990744702
Alive and Well

Out of My Mind
Melody is not like most people. She cannot walk or talk, but she has a photographic memory and can remember every detail of everything she has ever experienced. She is smarter than most of the adults who try to diagnose her and the classmates in her integrated classroom—the same classmates who dismiss her as mentally challenged because she cannot tell them otherwise. Refusing to be defined by cerebral palsy, Melody is determined to let everyone know who she is—somehow. In this breakthrough story, readers come to know a brilliant mind and a brave spirit that will change forever how they look at anyone with a disability.
Pages: 320
$9.41 • ISBN: 9781416971719
Atheneum Books For Young Readers

My Thirteenth Winter
For a straight-A student like Samantha Abeel, problems like not being able to tell time, remember her locker combination or count change at a checkout counter made no sense. She dreaded school, and began having anxiety attacks. In her thirteenth winter, she found the courage to confront her problems and was diagnosed with a learning disability. Slowly, Samantha discovered that she was stronger than she’d ever thought possible.
Pages: 208
$8.49 • ISBN: 9780439339056
Scholastic Paperbacks

WEBSITES

Kids Help Phone
kidshelpphone.ca
Providing free online and telephone counseling to children and youth across Canada, this charitable organization relies on the support of community-based volunteers and individual and corporate donors for all the good work they do. In addition to its counselling services, Kids Help Phone also provides information on how to access support services, for all individuals aged 20 and under.

Mental Health Works
mentalhealthworks.ca
Mental Health Works (MHW) is a national social enterprise of the Canadian Mental Health Association committed to advancing psychological health and safety in the workplace. MHW delivers workshops to businesses, employers and unions across Canada —providing skills enhancement training, awareness education, and practical resources that will benefit employers and employees alike.

VIDEOS

Best and Most Beautiful Things
In a celebration of outcasts, a precocious young blind woman with Asperger’s syndrome vanishes into quirky obsessions and isolation. With humour and bold curiosity, she chases love and freedom in the most unexpected of places: a provocative fringe community. This remarkably forthright coming-of-age documentary breaks boundaries about disability and sex. See trailer at imdb.com