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An endearing and realistic look at how a relationship evolves between a girl and her younger brother with a developmental disability. Text and illustrations mesh beautifully, making this a delightful tale to read at home or share at school.
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The Best Worst Brother is an endearing and realistic look at how a relationship evolves between a typically developing older sister and her younger brother with a developmental disability. It also shows how sign language can help a child that acquires speech more slowly. As Emma is pleased to discover, Isaac can learn to sign, he just learns when he’s ready. For those who recognise aspects of their own family in the story, it will be comforting to read about this ‘warts and all’ sibling relationship. Charlotte Fremaux’s realistic illustrations are deft and colourful. For ages 4-8.
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Helping individuals with intellectual disabilities deal with bullying and teasing
Tails Are Not for Pulling
Simple words and colourful illustrations encourage careful handling, awareness, and respect. Includes tips for parents and caregivers.
My Friend Has Down Syndrome
This fictional story, which includes fun facts, is great for children at the primary school level.