We want each child and parent to be able to understand the differences in those with genetic disorders. These books are amazing for understanding genetic disorders, challenges, and abilities. Digging Up A Cure will be giving away these various books to our guest. Here's how you can help! Sponsor a book and have it delivered to K.A.P.E. @ P.O. Box 60 Willis, Texas 77378. We will have a special thank you in the book dedicated just for you and/or your company!
A hopeful meditation on all the great (and challenging) parts of being human, I Am Human shows that it’s okay to make mistakes while also emphasizing the power of good choices by offering a kind word or smile or by saying “I’m sorry.” At its heart, this picture book is a celebration of empathy and compassion that lifts up the flawed fullness of humanity and encourages children to see themselves as part of one big imperfect family—millions strong.
“There is nothing that my friend Jen can’t do, but on the inside, she’s a little different to me and you.” As Jen's friend tells us a story, you will learn a few simple tips on how to stay well with Sickle Cell. A Little Different is the first in the series of My Friend Jen books. The series of children's books aims to create better understanding and awareness of the blood disorder Sickle Cell Anaemia in a fun and informative way.
Living with a Brother or Sister with Special Needs focuses on the intensity of emotions that brothers and sisters experience when they have a sibling with special needs, and the hard questions they ask: What caused my sibling’s disability? Could my own child have a disability as well? What will happen to my brother or sister if my parents die? Written for young readers, the book discusses specific disabilities in easy to understand terms. It talks about the good and not-so-good parts of having a brother or sister who has special needs, and offers suggestions for how to make life easier for everyone in the family
These beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybooks simplify and normalize complicated childhood conditions, like down syndrome. When read aloud, other children can identify why a peer may be treated differently and begin to empathize with them. In addition, children whose conditions set them apart as being different begin to feel accepted and safe. Each book includes a Kids' Quiz to reinforce new information and Ten Tips for Teachers to provide additional facts and ideas for teacher use. In Taking Down Syndrome to School, Nick's story explains what Down Syndrome is and how it affects children born with it
Will Jessica find a friend at school? It's not easy when you're shy, so every day she brings her cardboard box filled with something different to share. Until, finally, she discovers that all she truly needs to share is herself. Jessica's Box will capture the heart of every child, parent, teacher ... and friend.
"Charlie has autism. His brain works in a special way. It's harder for him to make friends. Or show his true feelings. Or stay safe." But as his big sister tells us, for everything that Charlie can't do well, there are plenty more things that he's good at. He knows the names of all the American presidents. He knows stuff about airplanes. And he can even play the piano better than anyone he knows