We have compiled parents' and educators' favorite disability awareness books and activities for students of all ages in hope that it will help your classroom celebrate the differences in all of us and what makes each child unique. Our goal is for children to see the beauty in all God's children and appreciate everyone's abilities - disability or not. Below is a list of our favorite literature on inclusion which teachers and families will find helpful in celebrating all God's children.
RESOURCES FOR PRE-K TO GRADE 3
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR GRADES PreK - Grade 3:
Here is a worksheet to invite students to talk about their family member with a disability:
COLORING PAGES TO CELEBRATE DISABILITY :
It’s important for children to feel represented in the books they read. It’s also important for books to expose children to the beautiful diversity of our world. This includes the varying abilities and disabilities around the globe. To promote inclusivity and representation, we’ve rounded up 53 books featuring characters with disabilities.
If you have a child who can speak, you’ve probably had the experience: Your child spots a person in a wheelchair and they start pointing and asking questions, loudly. Kristen Parisi speaks about teaching children about disability, at every age in this article.