The girl without a voice : The true story of a terrified child whose silence spoke volumes. / Casey Watson.
- ISBN: 9780007518159 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
Bestselling author and foster carer Casey Watson tells the shocking and deeply moving true story of a young girl with severe behavioural problems. This is the first of several stories about 'difficult' children Casey helped during her time as a behaviour manager at her local comprehensive. Casey has been in the post for six months when thirteen-year-old Imogen joins her class. One of six children Casey is teaching, Imogen has selective mutism. She's a bright girl, but her speech problems have been making mainstream lessons difficult. Life at home is also hard for Imogen. Her mum walked out on her a few years earlier and she's never got on with her dad's new girlfriend. She's now living with her grandparents. There's no physical explanation for Imogen's condition, and her family insist she's never had troubles like this before. Everyone thinks Imogen is just playing up -- except the member of staff closest...
Electronic reproduction. Glasgow : Harper Element, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1604 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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