Children's literature for the primary inclusive classroom

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Delmar Publishers, 2000 - Education - 234 pages
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This text presents a complete bibliography of children's literature featuring children with disabilities. It would serve well to supplement a course in special education or for a course on children's literature. An introductory chapter explains special education legislation, and includes research information on the benefits of using children's literature of this kind. Sections of the chapters on the various disabilities give tips for working with children, as well as activities that can be initiated to enhance the children's experiences with the books and encourage further understanding and empathy for individuals with differences.

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Contents

Literature About Children with Physical Disabilities
13
Literature About Children with Hearing Impairments
35
Literature About Children with Other Health Impairments
54
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Maryanne Traxler, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Education at Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana