Writing fiction about ADHD: 'I want children to see that it doesn’t have to be a negative thing' 02/10/2019
October is ADHD Awareness Month. Here, author Victoria Williamson talks to Alex Strick ...
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...
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: October
The complexities of families divided by break-up and reformed as blended versions of themselves will have been experienced by many readers. Elin and Jamie’s story is a compelling and affecting book about acceptance, openness and family dynamics.
Blogs and articles on disability and books
Reading difficulties and dyslexia: books to try
This list aims to provide a range of books that may appeal to young people of seven years plus with reading difficulties.
Bookmark advice for:
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 ...