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The following links are to books on bereavement and books on grief available for sale from amazon to help those with intellectual or learning difficulties with bereavement.

 

How to Break Bad news to People with Intellectual Disabilites

A guide for carers and professionals by Irene Tuffrey-Wijne is a thought-provoking and well-structured book. It outlines clear guidelines of how to approach difficult topics such as change, bereavement and illness with tailored to an individual's abilities and understanding. The guidelines can also be found at www.breakingbadnews.org.

When Dad Died

Books Beyond Words can be used by anyone with learning or communication difficulties, and those with literacy problems. When Dad Died takes a gentle, honest and straightforward approach to death and grief in the family. The pictures tell the story of the death of a parent in a simple but moving way. The approach is non-denominational. When Dad Died illustrates a burial.

When Mum Died

When Mum Died takes a gentle, honest and straightforward approach to death and grief in the family. The pictures tell the story of the death of a parent in a simple but moving way. The approach is non-denominational. When mum Died illustrates a cremation. The greatly expanded text in these third editions of When Mum Died and When Dad Died includes information on how people are likely to react when someone is very ill and to their death.