by Wendy L. Moss, Ph.D.; and Susan A. Taddonio, D.P.T.
For many kids with physical disabilities and challenges, the barriers they face go beyond what they can and can’t do with their bodies. Loaded with tools for coping with the intense social, emotional, and academic difficulties these students often must deal with—as well as their secret fears—this book helps kids succeed in and out of the classroom and confidently handle their physical challenges. Filled with friendly illustrations, think-about-it prompts, true-to-life stories gathered from the authors’ decades of experience, and specific tips and advice provide comfort, hope, and supportive guidance. For ages 9-14. (151 pp.)
Do you sometimes feel different and alone?
Do you wonder what other kids do to overcome physical difficulties?
Do you ever feel jealous of kids who don’t have physical challenges?
Do you wonder about the future?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, this book is for you!
Kids with physical challenges can face a lot of barriers. Sometimes as physical issue keeps others from seeing the real you. You might feel frustrated, misunderstood, angry, jealous, or sad.
It might not be easy, but you can meet everyday challenges and face the future with confidence. This book can help. It has:
- Stories and tips from other kids with physical challenges
- Advice for becoming more independent
- Coping with your secret fears
- Ideas to help you succeed in and out of school, handle your physical challenges, and stay positive and focused when things seem hard