Fighting for Taylor by Kimberly Moore
A Mother and Child's Journey of Inclusion

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“We must recognize that the suffering of one person or one nation is the suffering of humanity. That the happiness of one person or nation is the happiness of humanity.”

Fighting for Taylor presents the autobiographical story of a single mother struggling against the odds to support her child through social, economic, and educational challenges.

The whispering among the nurses in the operating room when her son, Taylor is born signals to Kimberly that something about her baby is cause for concern, Her life quickly shifts to a world in which she must continuously fight to provide the best possible life for her child. Who was born with Down syndrome and later diagnosed with Autism. To make matters more difficult, her relationship with her husband is rapidly deteriorating, as his drinking and domestic violence escalated-factors that lead to the end of their marriage.

As the years pass, she gathers her strength from her beautiful little boy. As she traverses the various social, economic and beautiful obstacles, she presents many thought-provoking ideas to help other parents find the emotional, financial and spiritual support their children need. What she discovers is a system designed to work against the best interest of children with special needs in today’s schools. She fights for inclusion of all children in the educational system, regardless of their abilities or inabilities.
 

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Published November 26, 2012 by iUniverse. 139 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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