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My Nunna Has Parkinson's
Teaching Young Children about Parkinson's Disease
by Antionette Talbot

Overview


A young child notices his Nunna's withdrawing from many of the activites they did together. She will no longer play or read books to the child. Concerned, the child questions the mother who explains that Nunna has Parkinson's Disease, what it is and what it does to Nunna. It shows the child that one can combat the effects of Parkinson's and live a fullfilled life.
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Description


This book is a straight forward look at the impact Parkinson's can have on a family. It is written from the child's point of view. The child experiences a number of emotions throughout the story as the child comes to understand what is happening to Nunna. The child is initially sad, then comes fear, then anger, and finally understanding of what is happening to Nunna. The child also learns first hand of Nunna's resolve to not allow Parkinson's take away her joy in life as she works hard to battle the disease. As we watch the child learn, we see how this knowledge is shared to help Nunna and the reader understand the Disease and what can be done to mitigate its impact.

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About the author


Antionette was diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson's in 2006 when she was 46 years old. She was inspired by her grandson to write this book. She saw a need to explain to children about this movements disorder. She is retired and lives in Michigan with her husband, Mark.

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Book details

Genre:JUVENILE FICTION

Subgenre:Family / Multigenerational

Language:English

Pages:34

Format:Paperback

Paperback ISBN:9781098385439


Overview


A young child notices his Nunna's withdrawing from many of the activites they did together. She will no longer play or read books to the child. Concerned, the child questions the mother who explains that Nunna has Parkinson's Disease, what it is and what it does to Nunna. It shows the child that one can combat the effects of Parkinson's and live a fullfilled life.

Read more

Description


This book is a straight forward look at the impact Parkinson's can have on a family. It is written from the child's point of view. The child experiences a number of emotions throughout the story as the child comes to understand what is happening to Nunna. The child is initially sad, then comes fear, then anger, and finally understanding of what is happening to Nunna. The child also learns first hand of Nunna's resolve to not allow Parkinson's take away her joy in life as she works hard to battle the disease. As we watch the child learn, we see how this knowledge is shared to help Nunna and the reader understand the Disease and what can be done to mitigate its impact.

Read more

About the author


Antionette was diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson's in 2006 when she was 46 years old. She was inspired by her grandson to write this book. She saw a need to explain to children about this movements disorder. She is retired and lives in Michigan with her husband, Mark.

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