Down syndrome is a chromosomal condition that is associated with intellectual disability, developmental delays, and physical differences. There are many great childrens books about Down syndrome that can help kids learn more about this condition.
One of our favorites is “My Friend Isabelle” by Elizabeth Enright. This book is about a young girl named Harriet who befriends a girl with Down syndrome named Isabelle. Harriet learns about patience and acceptance from her friendship with Isabelle.
Another great book is “The Alphabet War: A Story About Dyslexia” by Diane Burton Robb. This book is about a boy named Jeremy who has dyslexia. Jeremy struggles with reading and writing, but he eventually learns that he can succeed if he tries his best.
“Lucky Fin” by Sarah Monzon is another excellent book about a child with a disability. This book is about a boy named Simon who was born with a condition called symbrachydactyly, which causes his hands to be different from other people’s. Simon learns to embrace his differences and to be proud of who he is.
These are just a few of the many great childrens books about Down syndrome. These books can help kids learn about this condition and to understand that people with Down syndrome are just like them, just with a few differences.