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"I learned that if I were abused, I should keep telling someone until they believe me."
- A Minnesota child after a LET'S PREVENT ABUSE show.

Count Me In puppets on a slide.
Let's Prevent Abuse puppets next to a tree and playground.

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Purchase - Count Me In ®

Interested in ordering a puppet package? To place an order OR for details on pricing, contact [email protected].

BASIC PUPPET PACKAGE

I. Six puppets

The puppets, and the disabilities they represent are:

  • Gina, who is blind.
  • Jay, who is deaf or hard of hearing.
  • Corey, who has Down syndrome.
  • Sally who has a physical disability (either cerebral palsy or spina bifida).
  • Carmen, who portrays either a friend or a child with epilepsy.
  • Mitch, who portrays either a friend or a child with learning disabilities.

II. Props

  • Props include a wheelchair, hearing aid, toy spider, Braille note and book, puppet cane for Gina, who is blind, two large alphabet cards, and a few other props used during the show.
  • Folding puppet stage can be purchased (see order form) or building instructions are provided.

III. Script Package

The scripts in the Basic Puppet Package were written for the following target audiences:

  • A script for audiences of 4-5 year old children preschool through kindergarten. This script features a child who is blind (Gina), who is deaf/hard of hearing (Jay) and who has spina bifida (Sally). Mitch and Carmen appear in the script as friends.
  • A script for audiences of children in grades 1 through 4. This script features a child who is blind (Gina), who is deaf/hard of hearing (Jay), who has cerebral palsy or spina bifida (Sally), and who has Down syndrome (Corey). Mitch and Carmen appear in the script as friends, or either one of them can be exchanged with the script on Down syndrome to portray a child with learning disabilities (Mitch) or a child with epilepsy (Carmen).

STARTER PUPPET PACKAGE

I. Three puppets

The puppets, and the disabilities they represent, are:

  • Carmen, who portrays either a friend or a child with epilepsy
  • Mitch, who portrays either a friend or a child with learning disabilities
  • Sally, who has a physical disability (either cerebral palsy or spina bifida).

II. Props

  • Sally’s wheelchair is included
  • Folding puppet stage can be purchased (see order form) or building instructions are provided.

III. Script Package

The scripts in the Starter Package were written for audiences of children in grades 1 through 4. These scripts feature a child who has cerebral palsy or spina bifida (Sally), a child who has epilepsy (Carmen), and a child who has learning disabilities (Mitch).

STARTER PLUS Puppet Package

I. Four Puppets

Add a puppet and script of your choice to the Starter Package of Carmen, Mitch and Sally. Refer to the puppets listed under additional Puppets found here.

II. Props

  • Sally’s wheelchair is included
  • Folding puppet stage can be purchased (see order form) or building instructions are provided
  • Essential props for your additional script will be included

III. Script Package

The scripts in the Starter Plus Package were written for audiences of children in grades 1 through 4. These scripts feature a child who has cerebral palsy or spina bifida (Sally), a child with learning disabilities (Mitch) and a child with epilepsy (Carmen) plus an additional script and puppet of your choice

PACER Center expressly reserves all rights in its works of authorship which include, but are not limited to, the puppets and scripts subject to this order form, and none of PACER Center's copyrighted works may be reproduced, distributed or translated without express written permission of PACER Center.
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