Understanding Disabilities

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This informative series inspires empathy and understanding in readers who want to learn about different disabilities. Each title introduces a disability, its common symptoms, and how it affects kids at school and in relationships. Simple infographics and sidebars provide suggestions for how to be a kind and respectful friend to someone with the title disability. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Title   ATOS Format Qty
Understanding Disabilities (6 titles)
Understanding ADHD 4.2
Understanding Autism 4.5
Understanding Blindness 4.2
Understanding Deafness 4.4
Understanding Dyslexia 4.4
Understanding Physical Disabilities 4.7
  • New! Fall 2023
  • New! Spring 2023
  • New! Fall 2022
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Character Education, Health
Copyright 2022
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Big Buddy Books
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2021-08-01
ISBN 9781532195709, 9781098216436
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.5 x 8.25
Features Activities for further learning, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, and Table of contents
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Undestanding Disabilities – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

The books in this series clearly explain different disabilities such as ADHD, autism, blindness, and dyslexia. Readers learn the symptoms and behaviors associated with each, the impact of school on children with disabilities, the devices that support these children, how to befriend an individual with a disability, and enjoyable activities to share with this friend. Each book emphasizes the importance of using respectful language and respecting differences. Many colorful photos show children with and without disabilities having fun together. In addition, each book also features a successful person who has the disability. VERDICT Informative and upbeat, this series is an excellent source of information for children and provides useful guidance for becoming friends with children with disabilities. Recommended for both classroom and library use.

Understanding Dyslexia – Booklist review

The strongest parts of the book are its lists of traits of dyslexia, as well as the general descriptions of helpful strategies to support friends with this learning difference.

Author: Jessica Rusick