What is a disability?
This short, colourful booklet is part of CoramBAAF’s series of publications for children and young people, which aim to explain concepts in adoption and fostering that they may find difficult to understand.
What does disabled mean? What can disabled children do, and what can’t they do? How can disabled children be helped and home and at school? These and other questions about disability are covered in this booklet for children.
Vividly illustrated and presented in accessible and jargon-free language, this booklet provides an easily understandable introduction to the subject.
Who is this book for?
Children who may come into contact with disability, are disabled, or who may be having a disabled child come to join their family.
What you will find in this book
Short, vividly illustrated and presented in accessible and jargon-free language, this booklet explains the concepts in simple terms. Short quizzes and quotes from children provide added interest.
Hedi Argent is an independent adoption consultant, trainer and freelance writer. She has written and edited many books for CoramBAAF including Adopting a brother or sister, Dealing with disruption and a guide for children about kinship care, Kinship care: what it is and what it means.