What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

STARABELLA SERIES CELEBRATES CHILDREN'S LEARNING DIFFERENCES

     Home  >  Articles  > News & Tips: Special Needs
by NYMetroParents Staff

Related: Starabella books, special needs books, books on learning differences, books on autism for kids, books on learning disabilities for kids,


The award-winning Starabella trilogy, about a little girl with learning differences who expresses herself through music, was inspired by author Sharon Fialco's own daughter, who has autism.

Starabella: Mystery Girl of Music

Meet Starabella: a courageous and talented girl with learning differences who expresses herself through music -- and when she's happy, Starabella's eyes shine like stars.

Starabella: Welcome to a Bright New WorldThe series of three Starabella books, by Sharon Fialco, was inspired by the author's own experiences with her daughter, who has autism and is a self-taught pianist and composer (and who also earned a certificate in Early Childhood Development -- how's that for inspiration?).

Each Starabella book is accompanied by a CD of music and narration meant to be experienced in unison, enhancing comprehension for different styles of learning.

Ten percent of book sales go to Autism Speaks. (Ages 2-8; $17.99-19.99 each; www.starabella.com)

 


Be the smartest parent in the 'hood

Receive our weekly highlights newsletter · Over 1,000 local activities

More News & Tips: Special Needs Articles

Study Finds Children With Autism More Sedentary Than Those Without the Disorder
Tips for Eating Gluten-Free at Every Restaurant
Teaching Your Child with Special Needs Difficult Skills
Teach Your Child Coping Strategies Now for a Smooth Transition into Adulthood Later
The Best of the Rest of the Web: Free Therapy, Appropriate Education, and Making Friends

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local News & Tips: Special Needs Sponsors


CityMD Walk-in Urgent Medical Care
NYC, 212-913-0828
CityMD is New York's premier walk-in urgent care f...

Just Fabulous
1947 Jericho Turnpike
East Northport, NY
631-486-5130
Just Fabulous & Outrageous Events creates trendset...

Marcia the Musical Moose
New York, New Jersey and Connecticut
,
212-567-0682
Guitar, Magic & Puppet Show! Specializing in ages ...
Superstar Family Fun Center
736 61st St, 2nd Fl.
Brooklyn, NY
718-492-2928.
...

Dwight School
291 Central Park West
New York, NY
212-724-6360
Dwight School, an internationally renowned indepen...
See Our News & Tips: Special Needs Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2014 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE