A Little Bit of Awkward

Children and Their Disabled Peers
  • Alan J. Brightman


Fall, 1978. It’s the first Friday of the new school year, and the bell will be signaling “weekend” in twenty minutes. Mrs. Simpson quiets her fourth-grade class. “I want to remind you all that next Monday we’ll be welcoming someone new into our room… Her name is Sarah and she’s very, very special… Sarah’s in a wheelchair… but she’s just like you… and just like me… I’m sure we’ll all get along just fine.”


Cerebral Palsy Target Audience Disable People Disable Child Deaf People 
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Copyright information

© Aubrey Milunsky 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan J. Brightman
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  1. 1.Educational Projects, Inc.CambridgeUSA

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