I Want To Be Your Friend
Emma has apraxia of speech and struggles to communicate. She wants to be friends with classmates and peers but often they can't understand her speech. This story, told in Emma's "voice", explains apraxia from her viewpoint. Emma explains her feelings, all of the ways that she CAN communicate, and also her special interests that are just like those of the children she would like to be her friends. Written by Emma's mother, Angela Baublitz.
This book is 8" x 8" with 21 pages. The final page is a message to parents and teachers with tips on how to best support children with apraxia to be "one of the gang." Appropriate for late preschool and early elementary age children. ISBN: 978-0-615-49673-3