Research into inclusive books

We are carrying out our own research as we are keen to learn as much as possible about what makes books and stories fun, engaging and meaningful for children with additional needs. If you are involved in similar research work please do get in touch so we can share our experiences.

You can read our first report into how children with complex additional needs access books below.

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Bold, Clear, Sensory and Strong: creating accessible picture books

This new report shares combined findings from two studies on picture book accessibility conducted by My Kind of Book. Our research shows that picture books are failing to meet the needs of children and young people with additional needs.

This research and its publication has been made possible by Creative Informatics and Creative Scotland.

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