Terror Highway 193: A Guide for the Suddenly Disabled

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iUniverse, Aug 7, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 152 pages

Susan and her husband, Jean-Pierre, leave their house on a foggy Friday afternoon to see a movie. Just before theyre about to turn back, a car hits their vehicle head on. Rescuers put their own lives in danger to rescue the couple, but escaping the fog is just the first step in their battle.

In this inspirational guidebook, Susan seeks to help other disabled people by recalling the ordeal she went through with her husbandbeginning with the accident that changed their lives and following them through their recovery and beyond. Youll learn

tips to participate in and speed up the healing process;
guidance on working with physicians, surgeons, and physical therapists; and
information on what to expect from rehabilitation facilities and home care services.

This guidebook is not just for people with disabilities and trauma victims; its also a resource guide for their loved ones and care providers. Life may never be exactly the same, but with the right attitude, you or someone you care for can define a new normal. It starts with rediscovering hope and overcoming the emotional and physical turmoil that come with being suddenly disabled.

 

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Contents

The Accident That ChangedOur Lives Forever
1
My Husbands Perspective
10
of Time Injuries and Sudden Disabilities
16
As Time Goes By
55
Conclusion
83
Appendix ATips for a Successful Recovery
89
Appendix BHelpful Hints for Regaining Independence
97
What to Expect When There Are More Surgeries
113
cal Therapy Creating a Safe Environment
119
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About the author (2012)

Susan Freire-Korn, MSHSA, is a professional keynote speaker, educational instructor, and facilitator who has inspired many to change their lives for the better. She enjoys writing about people who have overcome adversity, and she has received national diversity group awards for her work in promoting cultural diversity and in curbing domestic violence. She is also the author of three other books and currently lives in California.

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