Articles

Echolilia: A Father’s Photographic Conversation with His Autistic Son. Timothy (http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,2027433,00.html#ixzz1Urj11g7A) Archibald uses his camera to find an emotional bridge to his son. Photographs and text from the book Echolilia: Sometimes I Wonder.

Giovacco-Johnson, T. (2007, March 22). Twice-exceptional children: Paradoxes  and parenting. Childhood Education. Retrieved from http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Twice-exceptional+children%3a+paradoxes+and+parenting.-a0160104162 This article reminds me of the group I used to label “gifted disabled.” Christy Brown (My Left Foot) was the example I used. I thank Ms. Giovacco for giving me permission to link to her article. – LLW

Newbery Winners and Characters with Disabilities (http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2954&context=etd)

Research Shows that Books without Text Can Increase Literacy, Vocabulary Skills in Children with Developmental Disabilities (http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20110607005242/en/Research-Shows-Books-Text-Increase-Literacy-Vocabulary)

Walling, L.L. (2001). Ability, disability, and picture books. Retrieved from  http://llwcollection.libsci.sc.edu/walling/abilityandbooks.html . This article addresses selecting materials for children who have limitations or special strengths in their use of certain learning modes. The author has chosen this approach because children with disabilities.

Walling, L.L.. Books about children with disabilities. Retrieved from http://llwcollection.libsci.sc.edu/walling/Booksaboutchildrenwithdisabilities.html Sometimes children with disabilities like to read about other children who have disabilities similar to their own, and sometimes they do not. Materials about children with disabilities are frequently intended for and read by children without the disabilities.

Walling, L.L. (2008, November 21). Children with potential reading disabilities. Retrieved from http://llwcollection.libsci.sc.edu/walling/files/handoutnov08.pdf