Four titles for the very young that feature Disabled characters with different degrees of prominence.
How books for early years and primary age children can be used to promote disability inclusion.
Children’s books that highlight and celebrate our differences – as well as the many things we have in common.
Disability is one experience amongst many others and it doesn’t need to be remarked upon or prevent us from joining in.
Characters in these books are not primarily defined by their impairments but by their interests and aspirations.
Including Disabled people by making positive changes is more beneficial than simply focusing on negative aspects of their experience.
Chapter books and non-fiction suitable for KS2 readers of varying confidence that feature Disabled characters.
This resource was written by Mark Jennett
UK Disability History Month takes place from mid-November to mid-December each year - find out more.
Resources for primary and early years classrooms
Tips for creating an inclusive early years class and using books in primary to promote disability inclusion.
Other NEU resources:
Every Child, Every Family looks at a range of picture and chapter books that can be used to support LGBT+ inclusion.