The Special Kids in School Series

Product Number : 369988

  • Simplify and normalize complicated childhood conditions
  • Each book includes a quiz to reinforce new information and tips for teachers
  • A percentage of every sale is donated to support research
  • Grades: PreK -3

The Special Kids in School Series is a must-have for every counselor, teacher, school nurse, parent, or caregiver. These beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybooks simplify and normalize complicated childhood conditions. When read aloud, other children can identify why a peer may be treated differently and begin to empathize with them. In addition, children whose conditions set them apart as being different begin to feel accepted and safe. Each book includes a Kids Quiz to reinforce new information and Ten Tips for Teachers to provide additional facts and ideas for teacher use. 

Series includes one each of the following 18 books:

Taking Down Syndrome to School 
This beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybook tells the story of Nick, a kid living with Down Syndrome. When read aloud, other children can start to identify why a peer with Down Syndrome may be treated differently and begin to empathize with the peer.


Taking Arthritis to School 
Eric`s story helps other children realize that, despite his arthritis, he loves being a Cub Scout, riding his bike, and being like all the other children.


Taking Cerebral Palsy to School 
This beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybook tells the story of Chad, a kid living with cerebral palsy. Even though Chad has cerebral palsy, he can still attend school and do many of the same things as his classmates. Written from Chad's perspective, this book answers many of the questions his classmates have but may be too scared or uncomfortable to ask. 


Taking Tourette Syndrome to School 
This beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybook tells the story of Megan, a kid living with Tourette Syndrome. When read aloud, other children can start to identify why a peer with Tourette Syndrome may be treated differently and begin to empathize with the peer. In addition, children with Tourette Syndrome or children who have conditions that set them apart as being different begin to feel accepted and safe. 


Taking Cancer to School 
This beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybook tells the story of Max, a kid living with cancer. This straightforward story may help to alleviate some of the concern that accompanies the diagnosis of childhood cancer. When read aloud, other children can start to identify why a peer with cancer may be treated differently and begin to empathize with the peer.


Taking Cystic Fibrosis to School 
This beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybook tells the story of Jessie, a kid living with cystic fibrosis. When read aloud, other children can start to identify why a peer with cystic fibrosis may be treated differently and begin to empathize with the peer. In addition, children with cystic fibrosis or children who have conditions that set them apart as being different begin to feel accepted and safe.


Taking Hearing Impairment to School 
his beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybook tells the story of Jacob, a kid living with a hearing impairment. Through Jacob's story, readers learn about sign language, interpreters, hearing aids and speech therapy for kids with hearing impairments. 


Taking Visual Impairment to School 
This beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybook tells the story of Lisa, a kid living with a visual impairment. Lisa, who is visually impaired, explains how she finds her way around school, knows where her clothes are in her closet, and even plays baseball. In addition, children with a visual impairment or children who have conditions that set them apart as being different begin to feel accepted and safe.


Taking Speech Disorders to School 
This beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybook tells the story of Michael, a kid living with a speech disorder. Michael's story helps kids understand the cause and effects of his disorder and how speech therapy helps him communicate more clearly.


Taking Weight Problems to School 
This beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybook tells the story of Tina, a kid living with a weight problem. Tina, a young girl who feels left out at school because she is overweight. She shares her feelings about her weight problem with readers. In her counseling group she learns about healthy eating habits, the importance of exercise, as well as other types of eating disorders.


Taking Dyslexia to School 
This beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybook tells the story of Matt, a kid living with dyslexia. When read aloud, other children can start to identify why a peer with dyslexia may be treated differently and begin to empathize with the peer.


Taking Depression to School 
This beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybook tells the story of Emily, a kid living with depression. When read aloud, other children can start to identify why a peer with depression may be treated differently and begin to empathize with the peer.


Taking A.D.H.D. to School 
This beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybook tells the story of Ben, a kid living with A.D.H.D. When read aloud, other children can start to identify why a peer with A.D.H.D. may be treated differently and begin to empathize with the peer. In addition, children with A.D.H.D. or children who have conditions that set them apart as being different begin to feel accepted and safe. 


Taking Autism to School 
This beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybook tells the story of Angel, a kid living with Autism. This book educates children about autism, a complex and often misunderstood condition. The story describes what life is like for a child with autism.When read aloud, other children can start to identify why a peer with Autism may be treated differently and begin to empathize with the peer.


Taking Asthma to School 
This beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybook tells the story of Angel, a kid living with Autism. This book educates children about autism, a complex and often misunderstood condition. The story describes what life is like for a child with autism.When read aloud, other children can start to identify why a peer with Autism may be treated differently and begin to empathize with the peer.


Taking Food Allergies to School 
This beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybook tells the story of Jeffrey, a kid living with food allergies. When read aloud, other children can start to identify why a peer with food allergies may be treated differently and begin to empathize with the peer. In addition, children with food allergies or children who have conditions that set them apart as being different begin to feel accepted and safe. 


Taking Diabetes to School 
This beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybook tells the story of Jayson, a kid living with diabetes. When read aloud, other children can start to identify why a peer with diabetes may be treated differently and begin to empathize with the peer.


Taking Seizure Disorders to School 
This beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybook tells the story of Jaime, a kid living with a seizure disorder.




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