Students with Disabilities


In 2011, LEE & LOW BOOKS released Jay and Ben, an interactive book developed for use with children with developmental and learning differences and disabilities. Clear visual representation of the text, sequential illustrations, and picture symbols enable children to gain understanding of the story plot and to recognize printed words. Jay and Ben may be used in a variety of ways to promote each child's educational progress and growth. 

The creation of Jay and Ben was a collaborative effort and the authors, Lulu Delacre and Katharine Swanson, are thankful for all the feedback they received when field-testing early prototypes of the book. The valuable insights they received from teachers and parents of special needs children was enormously useful to the authors in helping them get the book to a stage where it would make the most impact with the developmental and learning differences and disabilities population.

Additional materials and activities, as well as testimonials from parents and reading specialists, for use with Jay and Ben are located to the right.

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