Explore the world through the eyes of another by picking up a disability inclusive book. Not only will you get to enjoy a new story, you will start to see life differently. Gain new awareness, understanding, and acceptance by participating in Disability Book Week. More videos to come soon!
Author Marelle Brewer discusses her book "100 Shining Pennies: "Shining" Our Disabilities"
The heartwarming and true story of one mom’s conversation with her son, explaining his disabilities to him. “Everyone has shiny and less shiny pennies. We all have things we can do well, like the shiny pennies, and things that are hard for us to do, like the less shiny pennies.”
Written collaboratively by mother and son, Extraordinary! A Book for Children with Rare Diseases opens up a child-friendly discussion about identity, inclusion, and self-concept in light of the challenges and silver linings of living with a rare disease.
Shed Times with Issy share one of our featured books, "I Am Normal and So Are You" for Autism Awareness Month to highlight that 'normal' is just a feeling. Having a diagnosis of Autism does not prevent a child from playing, laughing, having fun, or getting frustrated. Find "I Am Normal And So Are You" on our recommended reading list!
Author Jennifer Parreno reads her book "The Butterfly Effect," a children's story that not only touches on disability inclusion, but also the veterans of our country. Well done, Jennifer!
Author and CEO of Adrenal Alternatives Winslow Dixon discusses why she believes disability equality and inclusion in literature is so important to the community at large.