Taking Depression to School Book
Childs Work Childs Play
- Teach children to empathize with peers who have depression
- Help children with depression or similar conditions feel safe and accepted
- Includes a quiz for students and tips for teachers
- Grades: Pre-K-3
Written by Kathy Khalsa, OTR/L and illustrated by Tom Dineen, this book is part of The Special Kids in School Series and is a must-have for every counselor, teacher, school nurse, parent, or caregiver. This beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybook tells the story of Emily, a kid living with depression. When read aloud, other children can start to identify why a peer with depression may be treated differently and begin to empathize with the peer. In addition, children with depression or children who have conditions that set them apart as being different begin to feel accepted and safe. Book includes a Kid Quiz to reinforce new information and Ten Tips for Teachers to provide additional facts and ideas for teacher use. 32 pages, softcover.