5 Tips for Using Wordless Books with Kids with Special Needs

5 tips for using wordless picture books with kids with special needs, plus a few book recommendations and other resources! {LibraryAdventure.com}

I’ve long been an avid fan of picture books, but, honestly, it took me a while to become excited about wordless picture books. But, now that I see their numerous benefits (and how amazing they can be), I’m a dedicated fan of several phenomenal wordless masterpieces. My son with special needs loves to read. He really […]

5 Picture Books to Practice One-to-One Correspondence

5 Picture Books to Practice One-to-One Correspondence Counting {LibraryAdventure.com} - useful books for preschoolers or kids with special needs

A key skill learned in preschool years is one-to-one correspondence in counting. One-to-one correspondence means your child can count each object within a group by touching it and saying the corresponding number. Mastery of this concept provides initial knowledge to foundational math skills (like addition and subtraction) and proves the child understands that each object […]

7 Books to Take on Hospital Visits

7 picture books to take on hospital visits (books about hospitals and books just fun for when in a hospital) - LibraryAdventure.com

Many families with kids with special needs visit the hospital regularly. They know the best way to get to the parking deck. They know many nurses by name. They compile a backup list of ideas to help settle their child for blood work or other tests. (And they also know that, some days, none of those ideas […]

Using Picture Books to Prepare for a Family Trip

Using Picture Books to Prepare for a Family Trip - tips for kids with special needs and typical-developing children {LibraryAdventure.com}

Many kids with special needs thrive on a routine. (And, really, so do many typical-developing kids…and adults!) When the routine needs to change for a family trip, it can help drastically to prepare in various ways. Of course, picture books can help with that! When we go on a planned family trip, I usually gather […]

Using Picture Books to Accompany Developmental Therapy

Using Picture Books to Accompany Developmental Therapy {LibraryAdventure.com}

If you’re a parent of a child with special needs, you might be used to the many benefits of therapies like occupational therapy, speech therapy, physical therapy, hippotherapy, group developmental therapy, and more. A good therapist will also give you various strategies and activities to use at home to further your child’s practice. My son […]