Reading and Writing the 4 Block Way

This is a GREAT resource for teaching our Rett Girls how to Read and Write.  Written by: David Koppenhaver and Karen Erickson


Meet the learning needs and preferences of all students using Children with Disabilities: Reading and Writing the Four-Blocks(R) Way for students in grades 1–3. This 144-page book provides a glimpse into an inclusion special-education classroom that uses the Four-Blocks(R) Literacy Model. This wonderful collection of ideas, strategies, and resources includes information on Self-Selected Reading, Guided Reading, Writing, and Working with Words. It also includes strategies for reading and writing success in special-education classrooms, variations for students with disabilities, teacher’s checklists, IEP goal suggestions, examples of assistive technology, and answers to commonly asked questions. The book supports the Four-Blocks(R) Literacy Model and provides a list of children’s literature that can be used in lessons.

Personalized Books

OK, who’s Rett Girl ISN’T into Frozen?  These personalized books are awesome and no worries if frozen is not  her thing, there are many different titles to choose from!

Imagine the delight of kids as they flick through the pages of a colorful book and see their name woven into the storyline! These personalized kids books – which include Disney personalized books – will encourage reading and make learning fun for kids.

Just Because Book

Submitted By:  Candice Samples-Morris

This book is sold in a cardboard version which allows Evie to help turn the pages. It is also about a little girl that is pretty much just like Evie and even has a cool chair.

I swear this author wrote about Rett!

Story Bots

Great website that lets you customize a book with your childs face and name!  The first book is for free and then there is a $4.99 monthly fee to access 41 other books! TOO FUN!!  They also have an app!