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  • A Friend Like Mine

    A Friend Like Mine

    by Sam Warne

    A book all about inclusivity for people with disabilities. It’s a story about making friends, and why disability shouldn’t get in the way. A powerful message for kids and adults alike all across the world. “Being different is ok! That's what makes us shine.” Meet Fletcher and his friends! They all have different abilities and a special outlook on life. 'A Friend Like Mine' is a special book that explores the upside of being DIFFERENT. *Author Bio*: *Samantha Warne* is a Disability Support Worker and musician from Perth, Western Australia. Samantha...

  • Can I Tell You About Cerebral Palsy? A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About Cerebral Palsy? A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Marion Stanton

    Meet Sophie - a girl with cerebral palsy (CP). Sophie invites readers to learn about CP from her perspective, helping them to understand what it is like to use a wheelchair to move around and assistive technology to communicate. She also introduces readers to some of her friends who have different forms of CP and explains that living with CP can sometimes be difficult, but there are many ways she is supported so that she can lead a full and happy life. This illustrated book is ideal for...

  • Can I Tell You About Dyspraxia?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About Dyspraxia?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Maureen Boon

    Meet Marco - a boy with dyspraxia. Marco invites readers to learn about dyspraxia from his perspective, helping them to understand what it is and what it feels like when he sometimes struggles to control his movement and co-ordination. He talks about the challenges of having dyspraxia and lets readers know how he can be helped and supported. This illustrated book will be an ideal introduction for young people, aged 7 upwards, as well as parents, friends, teachers and professionals working with children with dyspraxia. It is also an...

  • Can I Tell You About ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Jacqueline Rayner

    Meet Mollie – a woman with an illness called ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) or CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome), and her family, Mike, Ellie and Eric. Mollie and her family help readers to understand what ME/CFS is, what it is like to have it and how it can affect their family life. Mollie can't always do things that other mums do because of her illness, which can sometimes be frustrating, but they share strategies that help them all to cope. The family also explain how ME/CFS can affect different people...

  • Chris P. Bacon – My life so far…

    Chris P. Bacon – My life so far…

    by Len Lucero

    Chris P. Bacon is one lucky pig: He was born without the use of his hind legs and was taken to a vet with the request that he be euthanized. The veterinarian, Len Lucero, took one look at the little guy who appeared happy and healthy and vowed to keep him. Chris went home with Dr. Len and within a matter of weeks became he became a YouTube and talk-show sensation when his adopted dad, veterinarian Len Lucero, posted a video online of tiny Chris learning how to...

  • Hi, What's Your Name, Are We The Same?

    Hi, What's Your Name, Are We The Same?

    by Bronwyn Anderson

    This book is about children who are not defined by labels, but by their character, different qualities, and talents. As you meet them you will see that these children are unique and happy in their own skin and have created a positive self-image for themselves and for those around them. Furthermore, it is a journey for the reader of self-exploration and promotion of equality for children. Children reading this book will create a strong sense of self-awareness and see children with a difference as children just like them, with...

  • Leroy Learns About the Big P – A Story About Private and Personal

    Leroy Learns About the Big P – A Story About Private and Personal

    by John Hibbs

    This unique book has been recently developed by a very experienced NZ counsellor who needed resources to help explain the concepts of personal and private to young clients with a developmental disability, who otherwise struggle to understand them. John Hibbs has worked extensively with disabled young people to assist them to understand their sexuality and appropriate behaviour. This illustrated, colourful book, with its easy to read sentences and explanations, helps young readers learn about personal and private boundaries and how to respect them. A valuable new tool for counsellors, psychologists, therapists...

  • Let’s Talk About It! - My Friend Has Down Syndrome

    Let’s Talk About It! - My Friend Has Down Syndrome

    by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos

    The sensitively written Let’s Talk About It! Books encourage preschool-age and early-grades children to explore their feelings, deal with problems that trouble them, and understand others who have problems of their own. Each title speaks to a particular concern that children might encounter in the course of growing up. All books in this series have appealing colour illustrations on every page, and are available in both English and Spanish language editions. A short section at the back of each book offers related advice to parents. My Friend Has Down Syndrome...

  • More Secret Girls' Business

    More Secret Girls' Business

    by Rose Stewart, Heather Anderson

    It is a companion volume to Secret Girls’ Business. In addition to information about periods, this puberty resource includes details about physical and emotional changes. It will give girls greater understanding and deeper knowledge about puberty and sexuality. Information is presented in a sensitive but open manner. It has simple language and fun illustrations which girls will enjoy. This puberty education book aims to: Provide girls with a full understanding of the physical and emotional changes experienced at puberty. Provide practical advice for managing periods, including the use...

  • Puberty and Special Girls

    Puberty and Special Girls

    by Rose Stewart, Heather Anderson

    Puberty and Special Girls is a puberty resource written for girls with special needs, including: Intellectual disability Physical disability Communication disorder Autism Puberty and Special Girls provides practical information about growing up and will help girls understand the changes experienced at puberty. It has simple text and colourful, fun illustrations. Age- appropriate information is presented in a friendly, inclusive manner which is ideal for girls with special needs. This is our second puberty book for girls with special needs. It includes a more comprehensive guide to puberty than Special Girls’...

  • Reena's Rainbow

    Reena's Rainbow

    by Dee White

    Reena may be deaf and Dog homeless, but that doesn't define who they are. A touching story of friendship and acceptance. Reena is deaf and Dog is homeless, but they are also so much more than that. At first Reena and Dog feel like they don't belong, but when they form a unique bond with each other, and become friends with the hearing children in the park, they discover that everyone is different and special in their own way. Reena's Rainbow is about friendship, diversity and acceptance. It...

  • Tad and the Pad: Why Being Brave is So Important

    Tad and the Pad: Why Being Brave is So Important

    by Steven Tincher

    *No refund on this item - Was $18.95* *Reduced by 15% - Now $16.10*  How do you react when you can’t be the same as others? Do you hang your head and hide, or do you put your chin up and try? Meet Tad. He’s a bullfrog with a weak leg that makes it hard for him to jump high. Tad is teased a lot. Will the words of the other bullfrogs help or hurt Tad?  

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