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How To Help Your Kids Understand What It Means To Have A Disability

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10. Introduce Related Books
Reading has been proven to build empathy. When we read, we get to experience life in someone else’s shoes and this can be eye opening.

If you’re introducing a particular condition, try googling for age appropriate books (plenty of lists like this one exist) or checking with your child’s teacher or school librarian. You might be surprised by how many applicable books are out there.

And, if you’re looking for a more general book, Wonder, by RJ Palacio, is a great place to start.