To be a special needs child Is to be alone Before teachers Before parents Before friends Before analysts Before therapists Who only want to prove How smart they are And how hard it is for me. Do they really know this Better than I do? "The aim of the book is to demonstrate for children how to express their difficulties, needs and preferences; and to help those around them - parents, analysts, therapists and teachers - to find ways to listen to and assist these children." Dr. Tzipi Mack Lecturer, therapist and analyst specializing in learning disabilities. Trainer of educators and didactic analysts in Herzog Teachers' College, Lifshitz College of Education and Jerusalem College (Michlala). Pedagogical advisor in the Makbilit Institute in Jerusalem and Efrat. Director of private clinic for didactic counseling and analysis.