My Dad Makes the Best Boats ISBN 978-0-86388-988-2 ORDER CODE D11-002-5922 GBP4.99 A5 (210 x 148mm) 32pp Paperback
Jo Johnson has been working as a neuropsychologist for eighteen years. She worked for two decades within the NHS but now works as an independent consultant teaching and writing for several of the national neurology charities. Her specialist interests include brain injury, dementia and multiple sclerosis. She has written several books to meet the needs of children who have a parent with a neurological diagnosis including 'how to talk to your kids about MS' and my parent has a brain injury; a guide for young people'
My Dad Makes the Best Boats should prove to be a great reassurance and comfort for children coping with a prent's brain injury. The book presents situations in which brain injured people can be angry, forgetful or unreasonable and shows that it is not the fault of either parent or child and children should not blame themselves. It also demonstres the positive aspects of life with a brian injured parnt and the enjoyable times that can be spent together'." Headway: The Brain Injury Association "This book has proved to be a very useful support mechanism for service users and families in the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust. We are sure that this will continue to be the case, especially with the inclusion of new activity pages." Professor Michael Oddy, Director of Clinical Services, Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust, www.birt.co.uk