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Whole Children Inc
Whole Children Inc
41 Russell St. Box 15
Whole Children provides recreational, social and enrichment programs for children and teens of all abilities, including those with special needs.
We provide valuable resources for their families and facilitate integration with the larger community in wh...
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During the workshop, Cammie ...
During the workshop, Cammie McGovern, a Whole Children Board Member, explained the classes Whole Children and how Think Alive can introduce students to these programs locally, but several "out-of towners" didn't know where to go.
Here & Now | KRWG
Cammie McGovern is author of "Say What You Will.
When author Cammie McGovern's
oldest son was diagnosed with autism, she
looked for an outlet where he
could be with other children with similar difficulties.
That led her to form the group "Whole Children," an after-school and weekend program for children with disabilities.
Exclusive interview with Cammie ...
Exclusive interview with Cammie McGovern and a review of her new Young Adult novel about a high school girl with cerebral palsy
"This is my first YA book," says Say What You Will author Cammie McGovern
Besides being a writer, Cammie McGovern is a founder of Whole Children, an organization that runs after-school programs for kids with disabilities.
"As the parent of an 18-year-old with autism and one of the founders of Whole Children
, I've wanted to start writing stories about them for years.
I've gotten to know a lot of kids and teens with disabilities."
"The character of Amy is based very loosely on a little girl I first met when she
was four years old," says McGovern
"She was born with severe cerebral palsy.
"Originally, Amy's story was meant to be an adult mystery, where she
graduates from college with accolades and awards and then disappears completely," says McGovern
has written three other books, all adult titles with mystery or suspense elements.
Eye Contact is about a little boy with autism who witnesses a murder, told from the point of view of his
mother who reads his
clues to figure out what he
is currently writing a new YA novel that will also feature a new characters with disabilities.
"It's set in a center like the one I've helped start in Hadley, Massachusetts," says McGovern
McGovern lives in Amherst Massachusetts., which she
says is the smallest town in America with most colleges (five).
She was born in Evanston, Illinois, and moved to Encino, Califonia when she was seven years old.