Resources and Book Recommendations
The following is a shortlist of references and resources which I've found useful in my own personal learning journey on how to hold big conversations with little humans. If you have a resource to add, a book to read, or simply want to share from your own experience, please get in touch: email@example.com
Talking with chidren about race and racism
Raising Race Concious Children offers resources to adults to talk with young children about race with the goal of dismantling the color-blind framework and laying the groundwork for young people to work towards racial justice.
Talking with children about gender
Gender Spectrum works to create gender sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens, and offers a repository of filterable resources based on need.
Talking with children about sex and sexuality
Kulturmama's library: my favorite books and go-to websites for diverse childrens literature
We Need Diverse Books™ is a non-profit, grassroots organization of children’s book lovers that advocates essential changes in the publishing industry to produce and promote literature that reflects and honors the lives of all young people. A go-to resources for building a robust and diverse library for your family.
Talking with children about neurodiversity
Talking with children about ableism
5 Things every kid should know about Disability - Raising anti-Ableist kids - A four-series blog post offrring insight into how to teach your kids about disability inclusion, how to know what to look for in books fostering equality for kids with disabilities, how to spot ableist tropes, and offering some awesome picture book recommendations to get started. Learn what to look for in kids books fostering equity for kids with disabilities – and how to spot ableist tropes.