For Your Child
Amigos en Escuela/Friends at School by Rochelle Bunnett: Available in both Spanish and English, Friends at School illustrates how children of different abilities can work and play together at school.
A Rainbow of Friends by P.K. Hallinan: This book encourages children to accept one another’s differences.
Timothy Goes to School by Rosemary Wells: The story centers around a raccoon named Timothy who has to overcome his insecurities.
Big Brother Dustin by Alden R. Carter: This book is about a boy named Dustin. Dustin has Down syndrome and is about to become a big brother.
Happy Birthday Jason by Jean Cutbill: This book teaches children that even if they have a learning disability, they are not so different from their non-LD friends.
Keith Edward’s Different Day by Karin Melberg Schwier: The main character, Keith Edward, learns that it is okay to be different.
Teaching the Young Child with Motor Delays: A Guide for Parents and Professionals by Marci J. Hanson and Susan R. Harris
The Child with Special Needs: Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth by Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D. and Serena Wieder, PhD
You Will Dream New Dreams: Inspiring Personal Stories by Parents of Children with Disabilities by Stanley D. Klein and Kim Schive
It Takes Two to Talk by The Hanen Centre
More than Words by The Hanen Centre
The New Language of Toys by Schwartz/Miller