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Children's Books about Special Needs

Children are observant and naturally curious. As they get older they begin to notice differences between themselves and others. Sometimes that sparks questions about differences in skin color or other physical differences, sometimes about behaviors they find curious, sometimes regarding the way another child talks (or the fact that someone doesn't talk). These questions are not intended to be rude, insulting, or hurtful. They are simply seeking information and learning about the world around them. Whether or not you have a child with special needs, it is important for all kids to understand special needs. Understanding leads to acceptance and compassion, inclusion and kindness. Books can be a great way to share information and open a dialogue.

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