Author promotes disability acceptance with children's book

04/27/2012 | WLS-TV (Chicago)

A children's book about a field mouse and a spider that have disabilities addresses the subject of inclusion and acceptance of people with disabilities. "Just Like You" was written by inventor and entrepreneur Robert Kroupa, who said he was inspired to pen the tale by the daughter of a friend. "She was 4 years old and she had a family that had several disabilities and she looked beyond their disabilities and she treated them like everybody else and I thought it is important to teach kids from an early age to accept people for their differences," he said.

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