Materials for Children and Teens with Disabilities

This blog is intended as a means to update and expand on the Linda Lucas Walling Collection of Materials for and about Children and Teens with Different Abilities:

Thursday, March 09, 2006

Welcome to the Materials for Children with Disabilities Blog

Link to the Linda Lucas Walling Collection at USC.


Blogger Chris Smith said...

Could you start a post on ...
"Technology Resources for Children with Disabilities"

I (and others) can then leave some relevant links and comments

11:25 PM  
Blogger Linda Lucas Walling said...

Thanks for the suggestion. I've started a discussion thread on that topic. Do you know about Closing the Gap?

11:43 AM  
Blogger betsy said...

I am an Occupational Therapist who is now a School librarian after getting certified at UT Austin. I am very excited to see this blog and would like to see books, activities etc that LM people have used successfully-

11:14 PM  
Blogger Linda Lucas Walling said...

Betsy, Thanks for your message. You will find some information on the Linda Lucas Walling Collection Web page. Click on my Web page link. You will see a link to the collection Web page. I will be posting information, and I hope others will add things as well. If you have specific questions, please ask. I look forward to hearing from you! Linda

10:15 AM  
Anonymous Cynthia Peterson said...

Can you start a post on materials for middle and high school? I'd like to comment. Thanks.

11:51 AM  
Blogger Sarah Louise said...

Could you start a thread on books that represent children with disabilities? I had a woman come in looking for a book for preschoolers on this topic and all the books on our shelves were too "text-y" except of course, wonderful Mr. Rogers, who had a book about "Extraordinary Friends."

BTW, thanks for creating this blog. How exciting to have a resource/forum of this type!

I am a Public Librarian in a large suburban library. I work in the Children's Dept half-time and in Cataloguing half-time.

3:40 PM  
Blogger peggyc said...

I would like to be involved with efforts to teach adn research storytelling for children with disabilities.

11:23 PM  
Blogger Linda Lucas Walling said...

I will see what I can do to encourage people interested in storytelling and children with disabilities to participate in the blog or to connect with each other in some other wy. Meanwhile, check the sections on storytelling in Walling and Karrenbrock, Disabilities, Children and Libraries as well as Coy Hunsucker's chapter in Walling and Irwin, Information Services for Children with Disabilities.

12:38 PM  

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