Sophie, Why Can't You Walk?
This storybook portrays the personal experiences and reflections of eight young members with Muscular Dystrophy. The book aims to break down the alienation between the able-bodied and the disabled by educating children about empathy and acceptance.
Who should read this book?
The book is suitable for everyone, young or old. Children with disabilities and their caregivers reading this inspiring book will gain much strength and knowledge in coping with the challenges faced. For the youths reading this book, they will be better able to understand their peers with disabilities.
Sophie is a bright young girl who loves to draw. She is excited to make friends at her new school but not all of her classmates are as accepting of her as she had hoped because of her physical disability. Sophie has Muscular Dystrophy, a condition that causes her muscles to weaken over time. With support from her parents as well as her old and new-found friends, Sophie must work hard to find her place among her peers while dealing with her own personal challenges. Join Sophie as she embarks on this amazing journey of self-discovery, love and hope.
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This storybook with coloured illustrations cost $8.00 per book. The proceeds will go towards supporting our Kids Development Programme. Support our cause by purchasing the storybook and be inspired by Sophie.
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