How to Make a Tactile Book
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How to Make a Tactile Book

It’s our 3rd Annual INCLUDAS Book Party, and we made a tactile book. Tactile books stimulate a reader’s sensory skills. They usually contain interesting textures and surfaces or moving objects that help tactile learners engage with literary texts. They are fun for everyone, but are especially popular as learning tools for low vision and blind…

Favorite Books with Disability Representation
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Favorite Books with Disability Representation

For INCLUDAS’s end of this year’s book party, we asked readers for their favorite books with disability representation. Here’s the list we’ve compiled! This is not a sponsored post nor are we endorsing any of the books or authors. Please use your own judgement when considering reading a particular book for yourself. Ellen Outside the Lines…

INCLUDAS Founder Joins BookTalk Event’s Board of Directors
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INCLUDAS Founder Joins BookTalk Event’s Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 1, 2021 INCLUDAS Founder Joins BookTalk Event’s Board of Directors (Eugene, OR) — INCLUDAS Publishing is thrilled to announce that Luda Gogolushko, its founder, has joined BookTalk Event’s board of directors. Founded in March of 2021, BookTalk Event is a virtual space where creatives in the book industry can meet new…

Book Deal Signed for an Autistic Main Character YA Story
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Book Deal Signed for an Autistic Main Character YA Story

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 19, 2021 Book Deal Signed for an Autistic Main Character YA Story Temecula, CA – INCLUDAS Publishing welcomes a debut author to their team. Emily Holyoak, mother of two autistic girls, shares a unique, authentic narrative of life as a teenager living with a disability. In Holyoak’s debut novel (coming 2022),…

Fighting for Reading Inclusion
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Fighting for Reading Inclusion

Most children learn how to read in a classroom with other students by sounding out letters. Storytime is a collective experience when kids can learn and interact together. Now imagine a child being segregated from that. Special needs and segregated spaces are century-old ways of oppressing those with disabilities. There are schools for the deaf and…

Using the Includas Superpowerful Journal
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Using the Includas Superpowerful Journal

The Includas Superheroes have been busy making the Includas Coloring Book (read their interview), but they had to create an Includas Superpowerful Journal, too! The Includas Superheroes want to make sure everyone knows how to use and/or create their own  superpowerful journal and spread includas power everywhere. Start with Level 1 Accez: Hello! I can’t wait for everyone to use the…

Understanding Disabilities: Celebrity Edition
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Understanding Disabilities: Celebrity Edition

Please note that this article isn’t meant to be medical advice or used as a diagnosis guide. We conducted research to explain in the simplest way how wide the disabilities’ range goes in hopes of providing educational information that will inspire further research and understanding. If you’ve come here from the Includas Coloring Book, we hope…