Helpful Websites and Resources

Finding books for children with additional support needs can be hard. Luckily, there are some great websites that have done the work for you!

Book Resources

A list of helpful websites with advice on choosing books


CALL Scotland

Learning materials and resources for children and adults who have difficulty reading ordinary printed books.

Deaf Books
This website features downloadable BSL resources.

Signed Stories
Signed stories has a selection of baby and toddler books. You can watch a BSL interpreter read the book.

SCOPE: Children in the Picture
Picture books that include disabled characters, as well as colouring sheets, free storybooks, and games all children can play.

Clear Vision Project
ClearVision is a UK postal lending library of mainstream children's books with added Braille. Our books all have Braille (or Moon), print and pictures, making them suitable for visually-impaired and sighted children and adults to share.

Bookmark: Books and Disability
A Booktrust web resource for anyone seeking information, books or advice relating to disability and children's books, including parents, young people, teachers, writers, illustrators and researchers.

Living Pictures
A FREE library of tactile books with audio description, bringing the visual world to life for blind and partially sighted people

Dual language books

Mantra lingua

Mantra lingua has a large selection of well known children’s books in many different languages. The books are bilingual with English. There are over 50 languages to choose from!


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