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What Do You Use To Help Your Body?: Maggie Explores the World of Disabilities
Who are the people with disabilities in your neighborhood? Maggie and Momma love going for walks. During every outing, Maggie learns about something new. Today's no different! Momma has arranged for Maggie to meet lots of people in her neighborhood. They all have different jobs. They all come from different cultures. They all use different things to help their bodies. Maggie doesn't just stop to chit-chat. Rather, she gets to the bottom of things. By asking the right question, she discovers how many people with disabilities use aids to help them out. Let's find out how they work, too!
Children will learn that disabilities occur in every culture
Parents and teachers can accurately explain how various disability aids work
Children will realize that working with a disability is a possibility for some
Therapists can use this book as a motivational tool for patients with disabilities
Kids can satisfy their curiosity about disability aids in an unimposing manner
"This book is just right for a preschooler or young elementary aged child who needs a simple introductory explanation about disabilities and accommodations. It's characters experience varied limitations and are represented by culturally diverse people in the neighborhood. The book is short, matter of fact, colorful and to the point."
--Laurie Zelinger, PhD,author of Please Explain Anxiety to Me
"Perception of a disability is life-shaping for those who are 'differently able'. it is imperative that they have assistive devices to help them lead normal lives and be perceived as 'normal'. i.e. differently able. Your book shows people living their normal lives with assistive devices which is the way it should be Thanks for your great contribution to the positive perception of people who are differently abled."
"This book is a great resource for parents, teachers and other childhood educators to help teach children about living with a disability. It offers important lessons in tolerance, compassion and dignity."
--Mary Lynne Stewart, Director of Fund Development and Communications, March of Dimes Canada
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JUV039150 Juvenile Fiction : Social Issues - Special Needs
SOC029000 Social Science : Handicapped
EDU026040 Education : Special Education - Physical Disabilities