Book NookHave you read a good book that includes someone with a disability? We have! Snuggle into the Book Nook to read about some of the titles available to check out from CeDIR. They may provide a window for you to better understand what its like to have a disability. Books can also help you realize that people with disabilities are individuals who are just like you in many ways. After you read the book, let us know what you think about it via e-mail. Selected reviews will be published on the Web.
BehaviorKissing Doorknobs by Terry Spence Hesser
When Terry was 11, someone said to her "step on a crack, break your mother's back." That was when she had to start counting all the cracks between her house and school. This is Terry's tale of her obsessive-compulsive disorder, that began that day when she was 11. Terry discusses her disorder and how her family and friends react to her compulsions.Why Does Izzy Cover Her Ears? by Jennifer Veenendall
Izzy is a smart girl who's just starting the first grade. Her sensory processing disorder causes her classmates to misunderstand her when she lashes out or cries because of loud noises and bright visual stimuli. Follow Izzy as she adjusts to her surroundings and makes new friends.