Amy Silverman -
My Heart Can’t Even Believe It: A Story of Science, Love and Down Syndrome
May 18, 2016
About the Author
Journalist Amy Silverman is an Arizona local. She is the managing editor at Phoenix News Times and a commentator for NPR affiliate KJZZ. Her work has appeared in The New York Times and on NPR’s “This American Life.” She graduated with a master’s in journalism from Columbia University.
About this Book
Silverman recounts her story of raising a child with Down syndrome in a book that is part memoir, part investigative reporting, and part parenting manual, My Heart Can’t Even Believe It: A Story of Science, Love and Down Syndrome. Silverman details life before and after her daughter was born, reflecting on her own demeanor before the birth of her daughter and admitting that she used to avoid people with special needs. My Heart Can’t Even Believe It is a story of Silverman’s journey: the fears and joys and learning curve of raising a child with Down syndrome.
Extended Interview Videos
This is Silverman’s first novel.