Birmingham City Council

Children and Young People with Special Needs


Children with learning difficulties and disabilities are welcome in
Birmingham Libraries

If you would like a signer for any event, or there is any way we can make access easier for you, please contact the Children's Office on: 0121 303 2175.

Email: young.libraries@birmingham.gov.uk

Disability Resources in Libraries

Facilities in Centre for the Child
Resources in Community Libraries
Resources in Central Library

Dyslexia

Dyslexia Spotlight Pack
Dyslexia booklist
Barrington Stoke books - an easier to read format for children and young people with dyslexia

Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Spotlight Pack - information for parents and carers
Deaf and Hard of Hearing booklist - positive images for children and young people
Signed picture books and videos

Visual Impairment

Visual Impairment Spotlight Pack - information for parents and carers
Visual impairment booklist - positive images for children and young people

Mobility

Mobility difficulties booklist - positive images for children and young people

Support

Fun in Brum - Short Breaks for disabled children and young people and their families

Links

Useful websites for people with disabilities
Special Kids in the UK - a website which offers information, support and contact between families of children with special needs.
Healthy Books - a website with lists of recommended books on a wide range of topics covering health and well-being.
Something Special - a great site from CBeebies designed for children with special needs featuring games, stories and songs. Includes signing.

Please note: We are not responsible for the content of other organisations' websites.



Information for People with a Disability