It is not easy at all to explain to a child what does it mean to be “different”.
What does it mean imagination for a kid with autism?
Beautiful things can happen also during the lock-down. We all know that this is a very stressful period, and it’s not easy to be alone, far from you country, your family and you friends. But I never give up, especially when I have friends that know how to feel the gap of the distance.
A cuddle, a caress, a gentle embrace to remind adults and kids of the unbreakable bond we share with those who love us. Now and forever, beyond time, beyond life itself.
Happiness, sadness, anger, fear and calm. As adults, we understand these emotions – but in the mind of a four-year-old, or even an 11-year-old (especially if they have special needs), these can be confusing or hard to explain.
“Press here” by Hervé Tullet is a book for children that has a little yellow dot as main character, who hangs around with a red dot and a blue dot. In every page the text guide you through different actions that you can do with the dots such as press them…
Does a book need the text to give you some emotions? Not always.
Sometimes pictures and colours could carry the reader into an imaginary world where you can lose yourself and discover new feelings. This is exactly what happens leafing through the pages of “Wave” by Suzy Lee.