Joan K. Blaska

Dr. JOAN BLASKA was a professor at St. Cloud University for seventeen years, teaching in the Department of Child and Family Studies. She trained students to work with young children with and without disabilities. Dr. Blaska’s research areas include emergent literacy and literacy rich environments, diverse children’s literature and understanding the emotional impact of parenting a child with disabilities. Her book, “Using Children’s Literature to Learn about Disabilities and Illness,” is based on more than 10 years of research in the area of children’s literature that includes characters with a disability or illness. Dr. Blaska has worked extensively with early childhood programs on curriculum issues and with families who have children with disabilities.

Books by Joan K. Blaska :

Using Children’s Literature to Learn about Disabilities and Illness
Second Edition
This book incorporates 10 years of research into a thoughtful guide for parents and professionals to help young children learn about disabilities and illnesses through children’s literature
Paperback
Using Children’s Literature to Learn about Disabilities and Illness
Second Edition
This book incorporates 10 years of research into a thoughtful guide for parents and professionals to help young children learn about disabilities and illnesses through children’s literature
Hardcover