Making stories available for everyone: The book award for children with little or no sight 22/07/2019
Find out how Anne Fine used her time as Waterstones Children's Laureate to improve acce...
A few years ago, Megan Quibell was frustrated at a lack of inclusive books for young pe...
Bookmark: disability and books
Looking for information on disability and children's books? Bookmark is full of advice and book recommendations for families, teachers, librarians, authors and publishers.
For more information about Bookmark, contact BookTrust's disability consultant Alexandra Strick.
Bookmark Book of the Month: August
Kya and Martha are like ‘two different colours sitting on a beautiful rainbow’. They are both on the autistic spectrum, but this certainly does not mean that they are the same. A beautiful book, rich in its universal sense of childhood fun and friendship.
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Autism: recommended children's books
We believe that books are a great way to raise awareness and improve understanding of different experiences. This booklist aims to provide a range of children's and teens' books that feature characters who are on the autistic spectrum or have Asperger’s.
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Free books for children with additional needs
Our Bookstart programme gives free books to children under five with additional needs, whether your child is deaf (Bookshine), blind/partially sighted (Booktouch) or has a condition affecting their fine motor skills (Bookstart Star).
Get books and resources for special schools
Spark is a programme for special schools based in England, designed to inspire a love of stories and books in children with additional needs.
Resources for special educational needs
This pack provides you with a selection of top-quality titles to support your students in reading for enjoyment, disc...
This Spark resource uses Professional Crocodile by Giovanna Zoboli and Mariachiara Di Giorgio as a springboard for a ...