Taking Hold: My Journey Into Blindness eBook ¸ My


  • Hardcover
  • 128 pages
  • Taking Hold: My Journey Into Blindness
  • Sally Hobart Alexander
  • English
  • 14 August 2016
  • 9780027004021

10 thoughts on “Taking Hold: My Journey Into Blindness

  1. Kathleen Hagen Kathleen Hagen says:

    Taking Hold My Journey Into Blindness by Sally Hobart Alexander Narrated by Suzanne Toren Produced by recorded Books Downloaded from audiblecomSally Hobart now a famous author at the age of 24 was teaching school engaged to be married and living life in southern California Then she began a series of events where her sight kept deteriorating Finally she faced the fact that she was going to be blind She went to a Rehabilitation Center for the Blind in Pittsburgh where she learned new skills and faced the frustrations of becoming blind after a lifetime of sight and how she prepared to move on with her life I am blind and I’m not generally in favor of such books They’re either inspirational or tragic This book was neither It was an honest look at the process of going blind by an intelligent woman who faced it and moved on


  2. Gerardo Gerardo says:

    Very realistic indeed Yes I’m blind from birth of course but the book made me understand better still the process people go through when losing sight I loved the approach the rehab center took exactly if I were to be the director of one how I?d like it to be by integrating not only the rehab aspects of sight loss but especially the psychological aspects of I didn’t like the ending; it was to abrupt; I’m left wondering what happened afterwards I sure wish a seuel would be availableabrumpt psychlo


  3. Callie Callie says:

    I met the author of this book in 5th grade at that age I had couldn't grasp the entirety of her situation wasn't able to bring myself to read the booka couple years later I read Taking Hold and was gripped by her story of a dramatic deeply disturbing change and the remarkable resources she discovered with which to cope It truly fascinated and inspired me while helping me to find the courage to deal with any of the unexpected


  4. Tera Tera says:

    This was a super uick read Read it in one sitting It was an interesting read as she documents what happened how she felt and what it was like going blind at 25yrs old


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Taking Hold: My Journey Into Blindness[Download] ✤ Taking Hold: My Journey Into Blindness By Sally Hobart Alexander – Thomashillier.co.uk At twenty four Sally Hobart led an ordinary life She taught third grade at a southern California school was socially active and was engaged to be married Today Sally Hobart Alexander is married but to At twenty four Sally Hobart led My Journey ePUB ☆ an ordinary life She taught third grade at a southern California school was socially active and was engaged to be married Today Sally Hobart Alexander is married but to a different man is the mother of two teenagers and is a writer Still an ordinary life but one that reuires unusual effort because at twenty four the author Taking Hold: eBook Î began to lose her sight.