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Montpelier Winter 2000

Tangier Island GirlTangier Island Girl 
1999 Fundcraft Publishing Inc.
By Patsy Parks Young (╣69)          

Patsy Parks Young, an educator with 30 years experience, has co-authored a book about her early life and experiences on Tangier Island, Va. The book features childhood stories and recipes from Young, who has won the annual Eastern Shore News cooking contest seven times.


Feeding Children with DisabilitiesThe Educator╣s Guide to Feeding Children with Disabilities 
1998 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co. 
ISBN 1557663750 
By Dianne Koontz Lowman, Ed.D., (╣73)          

Dianne Koontz Lowman, of Gordons-ville, Va., is an assistant professor in the department of occupational therapy at Virginia Commonwealth University. Her book provides educators with the information necessary for designing and implementing effective feeding plans for students with disabilities. Twelve chapters cover proper positioning for feeding, sensory reactions during feeding, oral and facial stimulation for feeding, adapted equipment, and communication and behavioral aspects of the process. Coverage also includes anatomy of the oral and respiratory structures, case studies and practice exercises.

Virginia Foreclosure Practice
1999 Virginia CLE, Virginia
Law Foundation Publishing
Chapters by Alexander M. Laughlin (╣81)
William H. Casterline Jr. (editor) 

Alexander M. Laughlin has written one chapter and co-authored two chapters of a 500-page Virginia lawyers practice manual. Laughlin, a principal with the law firm of Gold, Stanley, Morrison and Laughlin, PC, offers his expertise on foreclosure action and problem bank loan litigation. The manual was published by Virginia CLE, a non-profit, bar-sponsored provider of continuing legal education.

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