(PRWEB) June 25, 2014
The deadly affliction called a stroke or a cerebrovascular accident is often described as a silent killer and it can strike without any warning or preliminary symptoms. To suffer a stroke is a grave matter; not only does it change one’s lifestyle and abilities, it also affects one’s family. In “What’s Your Handicap?” author and stroke survivor Gordon Davies has written a veritable guide on how to recover from a stroke and live as full a life as possible.
Davies writes his book with all the sensitivity and empathy that a stroke survivor possesses for fellow survivors and is expressly written by the author to help others. This extremely helpful and well-informed book contains a myriad of information about the many aspects and types of strokes. Not only that, it also explores the biomedical basis for understanding stroke and the things that trigger its occurrence. It also contains advice and emotional support from the author with experience gained through twenty years as a stroke survivor.
“What’s Your Handicap” is a god-send to all stroke victims and their family and friends. It is a tribute to all stroke survivors and is a valuable work meant to help and inspire them and their families all over the world.
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About the Author
Gordon Davies suffered a massive stroke at the age of 59 and spent the next year in recovery in hospital. Prior to his stroke Davies divided his time between teaching environmental studies at several Canadian universities and consulting in the private sector in North America and abroad. Confined to his wheelchair for the past 20 years, he has been fortunate to remain active and has held down several part time university faculty appointments. He has also carried out consulting assignments in countries as diverse as Ethiopia, Egypt and Canada. He has volunteered his time with the Ontario March of Dimes and several environmental organisations including the King City Environmental Advisory Committee, Ecojustice and Environmental Defence Canada.
What's Your Handicap?* by Gordon Davies
A Guide To Stroke Recovery For Survivors And Their Families
Publication Date: 2/14/2014
Trade Paperback; $15.99; 126 pages; 978-1-4931-4580-5
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