This children's book helps explain some bizarre or "dramatic" behavior, and gives easy sensory answers to parents and teachers.
Written by a mom and special education teacher, this story brings home what it is like to grow up with sensory issues, and helps kids understand that they are not alone. Children will enjoy the fun artwork and empathize with Ellie Bean. By the end of the story, Ellie learns how to cope with her issues and stop being such a drama queen...but she does keep her crown.
Ellie Bean the Drama Queen is an insightful picture book that helps children with sensory issues, and the adults around them, understand what they are going through. Sometimes Ellie Bean seems like she is being difficult, when she really has a sensory issue that can be overcome quite easily!
Jennie Harding is the mother of two, one of whom is "Ellie Bean" who has Sensory Processing Disorder. In addition to being a mom, Jennie is also a special education teacher, working with children of all ability levels.
Ages 4-8. Grades Pre K-3. 48 pages. 2011