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Check out our Pinterest boards of storybooks that include disabled children.
Recommendations are based on our In the Picture campaign's guiding principles.
My brother is an astronaut - Amazon eBook
Lucy's younger brother Jake has sensory needs and sees the world differently. Lucy explains how her brother "lives on Planet Jake". Written by an occupational therapist to support children, families and professionals to help understand living with sensory needs.
Haylee's friends - Amazon eBook
Haylee's friends is a storybook which explains cerebral palsy to young children. It was written by Emma Birch, whose daughter Molly has cerebral palsy, and Molly’s occupational therapist Michelle Rundle.
Fun in the sun - PDF document ,1.8 MB
Illustrated early years storybook featuring Peg Ted and Mikki Dolly showing how tube-feeding doesn't stop children having fun.
Jacob’s traffic jam - PDF document, 1.3 MB
This illustrated storybook helps explain cerebral palsy to young children and how messages in a child’s brain can sometimes get “stuck in traffic”.
Peg Ted colouring sheets - PDF document, 554 KB
Downloadable colouring pictures showing a fun-loving teddy (Peg Ted) who is tube fed.
Wizzy and the street
Children's book written by author with cerebral palsy, Anthony Ridgway.
Celine’s new splints
Child’s foldout story booklet about Celine, who wears leg splints.
Games all children can play
This guide shows how disabled and non-disabled children can play together. All games use simple and easy-to-use equipment that can be conveniently carried in a sports bag. It's intended for families and group leaders who work in any play setting.
A pack of fun ways to promote communication through play for disabled children under five who have additional needs. Useful for both parents and early years professionals.
Play with a purpose
10 play activities that combine learning and fun.
Moving Up (Word document, 88 KB)
Template for easing transition for disabled children moving on from early years services.
Scope's In the Picture campaign raises awareness of the need to include disabled children in the books they read. Check out our list of great books with disabled characters on Pinterest.
Children’s fiction has a huge lack of disabled characters, which means many children find they do not have characters that they can relate to in the books they read.
Last week we published a guest post by Truth and Tails, the creators of disabled children’s fiction character Roxy the Raccoon.
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