• Library items are NOT for sale. The may be borrowed by ADSA members ONLY (join the ADSA) or school staff who teach a child who is a member of the ADSA.
  • The resource library is located in Birkenhead, North Shore at the home of one of our staff members. Viewing times are flexible. Please email clo@adsa.org.nz if you would like to visit or add a comment to the form when you request libary items.
  • Deliveries are FREE for ADSA members if you order 3 or more items.

Teeth Are Not For Biting
Teeth Are Not For Biting

Teeth Are Not for Biting tells the truth about teeth: Ouch! Biting hurts.

The Best Worst Brother
The Best Worst Brother

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.

The Special Needs Acceptance Book
The Special Needs Acceptance Book

The Special Needs Acceptance book will help you learn about special needs and some of the different qualities that people with special needs may have.

We’ll Paint the Octopus Red
We’ll Paint the Octopus Red

A beautiful, reassuring book for siblings of children with Down syndrome that’s sure to become a family favourite. Concludes with a set of commonly asked questions about Down syndrome and how it might affect a family.

Words Are Not for Hurting
Words Are Not for Hurting

This book teaches children how to be responsible for what they say, and choose words that are helpful, not hurtful.

Ya Got People
Ya Got People

Helping people with developmental disabilities deal with grief, bereavement and loss

My Friend Has Down Syndrome
My Friend Has Down Syndrome

This fictional story, which includes fun facts, is great for children at the primary school level.

My Friend has Down Syndrome
My Friend has Down Syndrome

A story about two children who meet at summer camp and the warm friendship that develops between them despite the fact that one of them has Down syndrome

My Friend Isabelle
My Friend Isabelle

This is a story about preschool friends Charlie, and Isabelle, who has Down syndrome.

My Sister is Special
My Sister is Special

A child-friendly look at Rachel, a girl with Down syndrome. A great resource for families and classrooms.