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Books to Comfort Anxious Children: Fletcher and The Falling Leaves

Fletcher and the Falling Leaves book image copyright and courtesy of Tiphanie Beeke Comforting Anxious Children’s Soothing Story Selection 1 by Janis D. Gioia, MAEd. Do you know a child who worries and struggles with changes? I bet they would love to meet Fletcher.…

October 30, 2017
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10 Tips for Reading to Comfort an Anxious Child

By Janis D. Gioia, MAEd. Books have the ability to calm and comfort children with anxiety, autism spectrum, depression and other mental health challenges and disabilities. Sometimes clinicians, parents and teachers use bibliotherapy. Bibliotherapy books help a child through a difficult time (grief, hospitalization,…

October 27, 2017