published 1993, Michael Palmer, avg rating 3.74 — Grid View Grid. 247 ratings — published 2015, avg rating 2.00 — 155 ratings — by Beth. 23,449 ratings — 9 ratings — Alicia May is a lot like other six-year-olds. 1,181 ratings — published 2007, avg rating 3.88 — 441 ratings — 763,439 ratings — published 2010, avg rating 3.98 — This autobiographical masterpiece is a wonderfully relatable read for teenage and adult audiences alike. -- Strategies for Living Inside a Brain Injury (Kindle Edition), My Friend Maya Loves to Dance (Hardcover), This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story (ebook), Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist (Hardcover), Miracle Boy Grows Up: How the Disability Rights Revolution Saved My Sanity (Hardcover), Devoted: The Story of a Father's Love for His Son (Hardcover), Not Worth Saving: How a Severely Handicapped Boy Transformed Lives (Paperback), Itzhak: A Boy Who Loved the Violin (Hardcover), Up and Running: The Jami Goldman Story (Paperback), Tumbling After: Pedaling Like Crazy After Life Goes Downhill (Hardcover), Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus (Hardcover), What Does It Mean To Be Kind? Welcome back. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. How we use your personal information when subscribing to emails Know the Night. published 2002, avg rating 4.40 — published 2020, avg rating 3.84 — Many young people with disabilities cannot read or enjoy a regular book, or they cannot find a suitable book among the many publications available. Most of these books dwell on themes such as self-awareness, transformation and the value of human relationships. Several years ago, Schneider found a way to thank the people who had helped her and to spotlight well-written children’s books about people with disabilities. published 2002, avg rating 4.32 — For brief descriptions of these fine books … Sean then retells some of these accounts with his own memories of these eve… Children's Books About Disabilities This extensive list details books for both children and adults that deal with disabilities. 2,712 ratings — With her instruction and a combined pool of courage and strength, Christy grew to be an artist. 926 ratings — From a young age, Christy's only mode of interacting with the world was to move his left foot. 755 ratings — Fun in the Sun. 836 ratings — As a 21-year-old, he faces both the challenges of the day-to-day grind and life with a disability with wit and determination. They're no longer available as printed books, but you can download pdf versions. Huntingwood NSW 2148
2,535 ratings — This time she’s recommending non-fiction books written from the perspective of a child who has a disability. Books are beloved for their near magical ability to entrance readers and draw us into their vivid worlds. 38 ratings — published 2020, Rescue & Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship (Hardcover), The War I Finally Won (The War That Saved My Life, #2), Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine (Hardcover), Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah (Hardcover), Winter's Tail: How One Little Dolphin Learned to Swim Again (Hardcover), The War That Saved My Life (The War That Saved My Life, #1), "You Look Great!" published, avg rating 4.07 — 1. This is a compilation of all of the books on disability that I review, compile lists about, have guests write about and so forth. published 2019, avg rating 3.94 — 15,951 ratings — QUICK ADD. That’s where these 7 books come in. The application of systemic ideas and principles in working with people with intellectual disabilities, their families and their service systems, has grown over the last decade in the UK. published 1993, avg rating 4.67 — published 2014, avg rating 4.20 — Laughing at My Nightmare is Shane Burcaw’s witty memoir of life with spinal muscular atrophy. Our librarian is back! The Diving Bell and the Butterfly details his extraordinary and often humourous story as well as his personal thoughts on disability and life. Because of this, books about disability are invaluable: not only are they able to educate, but they also provide solace, comfort, and temporary escape during the tough times. published 2015, avg rating 3.82 — Talented athlete Jessica is told she will never run again after losing her leg in a horrific car accident. Last month Cynthia Fordham wrote a guest post with a list of some of her favorite fiction written from the perspective of young people with disabilities. This includes your name, email and any information that you've provided to us whilst using our website (such as the pages you visit, products you've enquired about and the services you use). 388 ratings — With an objective and straightforward approach, Switzer identifies the programs and laws that have been enacted in the past fifty years and how they have affected the lives of people with disabilities. Books for People with Print Disabilities Free books for the people with disabilities that impact reading. Other books previously published by or assisted by disAbilities Books Press. 1,479 ratings — 14,508 ratings — avg rating 4.37 — In McCracken's book, James Carlson Sweatt grows to be over eight feet tall, and the way his height both is and isn't a disability creates a luminous offbeat … 208 ratings — published 2002, avg rating 3.74 — Disabled Rights explains how people with disabilities have been treated from a social, legal, and political perspective in the United States. Australia ABN 42062948305. 458 ratings — There is a huge gap in information about the personal lives of disabled people. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly is the stunning autobiography of Jean-Dominique Bauby, an incredible man who developed Locked-in syndrome after lapsing into a coma in 1995. For example, when I was in the 5th grade I was asked to read “Howie Helps Himself,” in front of the whole student body to discuss the topic of students with disabilities. Now, people can use the hashtag #DLit to share their favorite disability books on social media. Therefore they need specially produced books or selected regular books of literary and artistic quality that meet their special needs regarding design, language, plot structure and pictures. Children’s books about disabilities My Sister, Alicia May, by Nancy Tupper Ling This is a wonderful book written from the perspective of Rachel, whose younger sister has Down Syndrome. (Hardcover), Cynthia's Story: Her Words of Fear, Strength and Courage (Paperback), No Pity: People with Disabilities Forging a New Civil Rights Movement (Paperback), Traveling with Service Animals: By Air, Road, Rail, and Ship across North America (Paperback), Normal: One Kid's Extraordinary Journey (Hardcover). published 2016, avg rating 3.99 — published 2012, avg rating 3.91 — Peg Ted and Mikki Dolly show how tube feeding does not stop children having fun. published 2019, avg rating 3.43 — Here are ten fiction and non-fiction titles for adults that can give the reader a new perspective on ability and disability. The books go across the disability spectrum. 1,064 ratings — More books like this will allow children with disabilities to have someone to look up to, even if it’s just a fictional character. He discovered he could hold a piece of chalk with his foot, and after noticing this, his mother taught him the alphabet and how to write with his foot. This best practice guide provides a blueprint for managing seamless transitions between services for young people aged 16-25 with additional needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, complex health needs and sensory impairments. So, to celebrate World Book Day, we’ve rounded-up some great fiction written by authors with disabilities. published 2020, avg rating 4.18 — Out of My Mind book. Refresh and try again. published 2012, avg rating 4.17 — 668 ratings — Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus book. Download Audible Audiobooks featuring People with Disabilities Biographies & Memoirs audio books including best sellers, new releases and customer picks. Flowers for Algernon provides a close examination of the morality and ethics society applies to their treatment of people with an intellectual disability. published 2020, avg rating 4.11 — See list of cookies, Social media cookies offer the possibility to connect you to your social networks and share our website content.