This One is Special



Suzanne Askham’s world was turned upside down when her first child was born with profound disabilities. In ‘This One is Special’, she tells her family’s story: how they learnt from trauma to become truly resilient. Relevant to anyone going through challenging life conditions, this book is packed with practical and intuitive insights designed to help you thrive.


“A powerful and very personal story of courage and kindness, lived every day. I admire this family so much.”
Bear Grylls, adventurer, global TV personality, best-selling author and World Scout Chief Ambassador

“Wow, I was so moved by this story.”
Anita Moorjani, international speaker and the author of New York Times best seller ‘Dying to be Me’

“I stayed up far too long last night reading ‘This One is Special’ from start to finish. I love it. It is like a cool, clear, endless glass of water on a warm summer’s day – it has such clarity and depth.”
Gillian Clark, Chair of The Healing Trust

“A radiant and inspiring story of how to make happiness out of adversity, by having faith in goodness, learning from dreams, and trusting in intuition.”
Adrian Poole, Fellow in English, Trinity College, Cambridge

“This book perfectly captures the conflict between one’s own positive views of one’s disabled child and the defeatist attitude of professionals. It’s life-affirming to see how Tim progresses as Suzanne begins to trust her instincts, her dreams and, most of all, her son.”
James Melville-Ross, author of Two for Joy and ambassador for Scope

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