Posts Tagged 'reading'

Books for Kids with Disabilities

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As a young child, Katherine Schneider, now a clinical psychologist, realized the lack of books about and for people with disabilities. As a result 7 years ago, she created the Schneider Family Book Award. Katherine has a visual impairment and this was her way to thank the people who had helped her throughout her life. The book award is given to books that “embody an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences” and to spotlight well-written children’s books about people with disabilities.

Posted by Jenny Carlton Mar 11, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

Books Without Barriers

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Reading is something we do practically every day. It’s hard to imagine that some individuals aren’t able to read a book simply because it’s not accessible to them. But for those with visual impairments and other disabilities, reading becomes an obstacle when print media are not accessible in specific formats.

Posted by Jenny Carlton Jan 28, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized 1 Comment