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Lifebooks present opportunities for children to have fun while building a concept of “self”, strengthening attachment, and developing a sense of permanency in their lives.

A lifebook shares a child's life in a chronological manner. It could be a book, a shoebox, or whatever the child deems an important space. One of the things that a lifebook includes are: official documents, child made pictures, documents, drawings, letters, and other writings that are important to the child.

This poster was originally displayed at the Fall Research and Creativity Forum at Buffalo State College on October 29 2015.


This study was supported in part by the SUNY Buffalo State Institute for Community Health Promotion Collaborative Research Initiative.

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