Don't Call Me Special - A First Look at Disability
This delightful picture book explores questions and concerns about physical disabilities in a simple and reassuring way. Younger children can find out about individual disabilities, special equipment that is available to help the disabled, and how people of all ages can deal with disabilities and live happy and full lives.
Titles in this series for younger children explore emotional issues that boys and girls encounter as part of the growing-up process.
Books are focused to appeal to kids of preschool through early school age. Written by psychotherapist and counselor Pat Thomas, "A First Look At" books promote positive interaction among children, parents, and teachers, and encourage kids to ask questions and confront social and emotional questions that sometimes present problems. Books feature appealing full-color illustrations on every page plus a page of advice to parents and teachers.