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7 edition of Teaching About Disabilities Through Children"s Literature found in the catalog.

Teaching About Disabilities Through Children"s Literature

by Mary Anne Prater

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Teacher Ideas Press, an imprint of Libraries Unlimited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Illness & disability: social aspects,
  • Teaching of a specific subject,
  • Teaching skills & techniques,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - General,
  • Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / General,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Reading

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12374491M
    ISBN 101591585414
    ISBN 109781591585411

    In our increasingly diverse schools, teachers have a responsibility and an opportunity to help students see themselves and others through the lens of literature. There are few resources available to help teachers make decisions about what literature to choose and how to use that literature in relation to disability in the classroom. This article presents a series of questions Cited by: 5. disabilities are put in positions of being over-achievers. Thus, people with disabilities are thought to be endowed with super powers, ranging from the paraplegic detective, Ironside, to social activist, Helen Keller. 6. Person with a disability as laughable. Just as there are ethnic jokes, so too have the media and children's literature made.

    The rhyming text and illustrations in this book invite the reader to play I Spy with a variety of Mother Goose and other folklore characters. Bayer, J. (). A my name is Alice. New York: The Dial Press. Through lively alliteration, this book describes a different character for File Size: 59KB. Editorial team. General Editors: David Bourget (Western Ontario) David Chalmers (ANU, NYU) Area Editors: David Bourget Gwen Bradford.

      Teaching Tolerance through Children’s Books. Woolbur is a great book for any mother or father teaching tolerance to their children tolerance, creativity, and kindness. Whether you’d like to teach your child that disabilities do not mean a person can’t do things like everyone else, or that it’s okay (and good!) to be different, or. They can also be beneficial to students with disabilities by giving them ways to explore their own lives and their own disabilities. Dolly Gray Children's Literature Award was created in to recognize one picture book and one chapter book biennially that portrays individualswith mental and developmental disabilities positively.


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Teaching About Disabilities Through Children"s Literature by Mary Anne Prater Download PDF EPUB FB2

: Teaching About Disabilities Through Children's Literature (): Prater, Mary Anne: Books. The authors of this article examined how pre-service teachers can use children's and young adult literature about disabilities to enhance understanding of individual differences through a.

Disability in Children's Literature. Although there is a lack of empirical studies which show how children respond to books that feature characters with disabilities, many educational researchers have evaluated children's books for the representations of disability that Cited by: 5.

Get this from a library. Teaching about disabilities through children's literature. [Mary Anne Prater; Tina Taylor Dyches] -- This book is written to provide librarians, teachers, social workers, school psychologists, Teaching About Disabilities Through Childrens Literature book, and other professionals who work with children a comprehensive guide to selecting and using.

In “Promoting Resilience Through Read-Alouds,” Jan Lacina, Michelle Bauml, and Elizabeth R. Taylor describe how teachers can use children’s literature to help children build resilience when they face tough times: “As teachers support students to read and reflect on characters who face strife and hardship yet find positive ways to make.

The Depiction of Disability in Children’s Literature: Changes for the Better, with Particular Attention to Three New Titles; Mama Zooms (Cowen-Fletcher, ), The Race (Mattingley, ), and No Time At All (Sallis, ) - Volume 20 Issue 2 - Margie SareAuthor: Margie Sare.

This book is written to provide teachers, social workers, school psychologists, counselors, and other professionals who work with children a comprehensive guide to selecting and using children's books to teach about disabilities.4/5.

In addition, this book serves as a good complement to other contemporary titles such as Teaching about Disabilities through Children's Literature by Prater and Dyches (), which is.

Understanding (dis)abilities through children’s literature By Dr. Stephanie A. Kurtts and Karen W. Gavigan Abstract. The authors of this article examined how pre-service teachers can use children’s and young adult literature about disabilities to enhance understanding of individual differences through a bibliotherapeutic Size: KB.

Teaching about Disabilities through Children’s Literature. From the publisher: ‘This book is written to provide teachers, social workers, school psychologists, councilors, and other professionals who work with children a comprehensive guide to selecting and using children’s books to teach about disabilities.’ Date:   A list of 60 books about disabilities for kids, on special needs, acceptance, and tolerance.

Use these books to educate and teach others about disabilities, beginning the conversation about awareness, respect, and acceptance of all. picture book. Prerequisite Eng Course Description: Students in this course will read several classics in children’s literature as well as a number of contemporary children’s books.

This course will explore a variety of children's literature through various Size: KB. If you’re looking for children’s books about disabilities, you’ll appreciate the variety of titles in this post.

(This post contains affiliate links.) Disability. Noun. A physical or mental condition that limits a person’s movements, senses, or activities. Children's literature often portrays characters with disabilities. These books may be used to promote awareness, understanding, and acceptance of those with disabilities.

We provide guidelines for selecting high-quality literature and ideas for using characterizations of learning disabilities to teach students about themselves and others.

Two sample lesson plans and a list Cited by:   Together with her occupational therapist and disability charity Scope, Birch has now launched Haylee's Friends, a story book about cerebral palsy for young children. Characters in books can help Author: Emma Sterland. This extensive list details books for both children and adults that deal with disabilities.

The books are sorted by readability and their descriptions include the type of disability addressed. This list has been sorted by the books' readability levels. To find what you want, click on a readability grouping below. AC = Adult Read to Children.

In this book such a context is provided mainly through children's literature that relates in a real or fictional manner to their daily experiences. The purpose of this book is to provide a professional teaching and learning resource to meet the above stated needs of teachers.

Resource: The fourth source is found on the database Academic One File and is a book review by Justin D. Garwood of “Teaching about Disabilities through Children’s Literature” by Mary Ann Prater and Tina Dyches.

Summary: This book review lays out a summary of and encourages readers to purchase the book. The authors of this book analyze. Children's Books About Disabilities This extensive list details books for both children and adults that deal with disabilities.

The books are sorted by readability and their descriptions include the type of disability addressed. Several methods of teaching kids about disabilities are effective in regard to fostering a mainstream classroom environment of tolerance, acceptance, and inclusion.

Teachers or parents who wish to educate a disabled child's peers about the facts, symptoms, and coping mechanisms of a particular disorder can organize a brief presentation, read fiction or non-fiction stories, and. Teaching math through the use of children’s literature has become a suggested alternative to the traditional methods (Hong, ).

Teachers can help these special education students by using a variety of instructional methods including using visual aids File Size: KB.The book is designed for parents and early childhood professionals to help young children (birth through third grade) learn about disabilities and illnesses through children’s literature, and allow all children to have the opportunity to learn about diversity of ability much like they learn about cultural diversity.4/5(1).Literature about disabilities, inclusion literature, has a specific and valuable purpose: it can help students become more accepting of individual differences, particularly in today’s inclusive classrooms (Andrews, ).

Inclusion literature has many benefits for readers with and without disabilities. According to Winsor.