Finding My Way Series: stories promoting inclusion of children with disabilities

By Finding My Way Books

By Finding My Way Books

The Finding My Way series introduces you to six wonderful children along with their friends and families.  Meet Poppin' Joe as he mentors Dylan. Kaitlyn has an adventure during a family trip to the zoo. Ethan shows his older brothers how he can take care of a puppy. Isiah has a fantastic time playing ball with his cousin and grandpa. OE loves learning to play Boccia. Waylen shows how he is part of his community drumline. Enjoy their stories of inclusion in English and Spanish! These books are about children demonstrating their abilites. They are not about disabilites. All books have reading level, interest level and lexile rating.

I Want to Be Like Poppin' Joe: A True Story Promoting Inclusion and Self-Determination

Jo Meserve Mach and Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier

$6.99

By sharing Dylan's story we celebrate his many strengths and abilities. Dylan has Down syndrome. Joe has Down syndrome and is autistic.

Kaitlyn Wants to See Ducks: A True Story Promoting Inclusion and Self-Determination

Jo Meserve Mach and Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier

$6.99

By sharing Kaitlyn's story we celebrate her many strengths and abilities. Kaitlyn has Down syndrome.

I Don't Know If I Want a Puppy: A True Story Promoting Inclusion and Self-Determination

Jo Meserve Mach and Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier

$6.99

By sharing Ethan's story we celebrate his many strengths and abilities. Ethan was born with a congenital heart defect.

Marco and I Want to Play Ball: A True Story Promoting Inclusion and Self-Determination

Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier and Jo Meserve Mach

$6.99

By sharing Isiah's story we celebrate his many strengths and abilities. Isiah has Spina Bifida.

OE Wants It to Be Friday: A True Story Promoting Inclusion and Self-Determination

Jo Meserve Mach and Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier

$6.99

By sharing OE's story we celebrate her many strengths and abilities. OE has cerebral palsy and uses augmentative communication devices.

Waylen Wants to Jam: A True Story Promoting Inclusion and Self-Determination

Jo Meserve Mach and Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier

$6.99

By sharing Waylen's story we celebrate his many strengths and abilities. Waylen is autistic.

Marco and I Want to Play Ball/Marco Y Yo Queremos Jugar Al Béisbol: A True Story Promoting Inclusion and Self-Determination/Una Historia Real Que Prom

Jo Meserve Mach and Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier

$6.99

By sharing Isiah's story we celebrate his many strengths and abilities. Isiah has Spina Bifida.

I Want to Be Like Poppin' Joe/Yo Quiero Ser Como Joe Palomitas: A True Story Promoting Inclusion and Self-Determination/Una Historia Real Que Promueve

Jo Meserve Mach and Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier

$6.99

By sharing Dylan's story we celebrate his many strengths and abilities. Dylan has Down syndrome. Joe has Down syndrome and is autistic.

I Don't Know If I Want a Puppy/Yo No Sé Si Quiero Un Perrito: A True Story Promoting Inclusion and Self-Determination/Una Historia Real Que Promueve L

Jo Meserve Mach and Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier

$6.99

By sharing Ethan's story we celebrate his many strengths and abilities. Ethan was born with a congenital heart defect.

Kaitlyn Wants to See Ducks/Kaitlyn Quiere Ver Patos: A True Story Promoting Inclusion and Self-Determination/Una Historia Real Que Promueve La Inclusi

Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier and Jo Meserve Mach

$6.99

By sharing Kaitlyn's story we celebrate her many strengths and abilities. Kaitlyn has Down syndrome.

OE Wants It to Be Friday/OE Quiere Que Sea Viernes: A True Story Promoting Inclusion and Self-Determination/Una Historia Real Que Promueve La Inclusió

Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier and Jo Meserve Mach

$6.99

By sharing OE's story we celebrate her many strengths and abilities. OE has cerebral palsy and uses augmentative communication devices.

Waylen Wants to Jam/Waylen Quiere Improvisar: A True Story Promoting Inclusion and Self-Determination/Una Historia Real Que Promueve La Inclusión Y La

Jo Meserve Mach and Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier

$6.99

By sharing Waylen's story we celebrate his many strengths and abilities. Waylen is autistic.

Finding My Way to the Best Me: An Inclusive Social-Emotional Learning Curriculum

Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier and Jo Meserve Mach

$14.99 $13.79

For students grades K-2 this curriculum includes caring, self-control, responsibility, cooperation, commitment, and respect.

Finding My Way to Fun: An inclusive Language Arts & Math Curriculum

Cystal Uyhelji

$14.99 $13.79

For students in grades K-2, this curriculum includes word work, vocabulary acquisition, comprehension strategies, compare and contrast, inferencing, recalling information, retelling and sequencing events, writing narrative, informational and persuasive accounts, counting and cardinality, operations and algebraic thinking, numbers and operations in base ten, geometry and real-world problem-solving.

The Finding My Way Series promotes the respectful and intentional inclusion of children with disabilities.  Many downloadable inclusive educational resources are available at https://www.findingmywaybooks.com/.