Sara’s Secret

Sara’s 5 yr old brother Justin has cerebral palsy. In their new school, Sara hasn’t told anyone about him, out of fear of being teased like she was in her old school. When her teacher does a unit on disabilities, Sara makes a decision about her secret.

Susan Laughs

Book Cover, Susan Laughs

Told in rhyme, this story follows Susan through a series of familiar activities. She swims with her father, works hard in school, plays with her friends — and even rides a horse. Lively, thoughtfully drawn illustrations reveal a portrait of a busy, happy little girl with whom younger readers will identify. Not until the end… More Susan Laughs

Taking Cerebral Palsy To School

Book Cover, Taking Cerebral Palsy To School

Even though Chad has cerebral palsy, he can still attend school and do many of the same things as his classmates. Written from Chad’s perspective, this book answers many of the questions his classmates have but may be too scared or uncomfortable to ask. Children, teachers, school nurses, parents, and caregivers will learn about what… More Taking Cerebral Palsy To School

Understanding Cerebral Palsy, A Guide for Parents and Professionals

An invaluable starting point for anyone encountering cerebral palsy for the first time, this book provides essential background information on causes, types and symptoms, as well as vital advice about the treatments, therapies and sources of support available. Practical tips on everyday considerations such as communication, diet and education will help parents achieve the best… More Understanding Cerebral Palsy, A Guide for Parents and Professionals

We Can Do It! (Nosotros si Podemos Hacerlo!)

Colorful photos and simple text show individual children, one with Spina Bifida, two with Cerebral Palsy, one with Down Syndrome and one who is blind- at home, school and play. Very positive. Wonderful book for classrooms. Available in English and in Spanish. Ages 3 and up.

Yoga For The Special Child – A Therapeutic Approach For Infants And Children with Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Learning Disabilities

An innovative and easy-to-follow program for parents, educators, yoga teachers, and health care professionals. The book includes: A step-by-step, integrated system of yoga poses designed to increase cognitive and motor skills in children with learning and developmental disabilities. Specialized breathing exercises and relaxation techniques to improve concentration and reduce hyperactivity. And early intervention program to… More Yoga For The Special Child – A Therapeutic Approach For Infants And Children with Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Learning Disabilities