Accommodations Teacher Resources

Get inspired with new accomodation ideas for learners with mental and physical disabilities. Explore cross-curricular modifications and intervention strategies to boost learning.
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Unit Plan
University of Oklahoma

Learning About Special Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The lessons in the second unit in a three-unit series provide students with the historical background of disability education. After reading about events that impacted attitudes towards disabilities and how learners are identified for...
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Danya International, Inc.

Life Journey Through Autism: An Educator’s Guide

For Teachers K - 8th
A clear, straightforward guide to autism is a great introduction to educational strategies and resources for educators and parents. With background information about autism, an explanation to educational approaches, resources for...
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Organizer
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Isolation Worksheets

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Designed to support learners on the autism spectrum or with Asperger syndrome, these worksheets will help you and your pupils to identify patterns of isolation they may be experiencing in their lives. 
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Printables
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Talk to Mom, Dad, Sister Worksheets

For Teachers K - 5th
Help learners with special needs recognize the interests of their family members and build a foundation for conversation practice using worksheet activities and social prompts. 
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Autism Speaks

Puzzle Piece Project and Autism Awareness Month

For Students K - 12th Standards
Looking for ways to include your class members in Autism Awareness Month? Use a packet that provides several opportunities to include the student body in an important campaign. 
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Lesson Plan
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Social Skills For Autism

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Designed for pupils with special needs, such as autism, this lesson calls for learners to  practice saying hello to others. The teacher begins by modeling the behavior she expects and practicing with each pupil before pairing learners...
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Worksheet
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Genetic Variation Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
Fill- in-the-blank, labeling, and short answer questions make up this well-written cell division worksheet. Neat diagrams of chromosomes and dividing cells are included. Junior biologists show what they know about reproduction, meiosis,...
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Positively Autism

Self-Recording Chart

For Students 3rd - 12th
Have your Autistic, ADHD, or Special Needs student track his own behavior. This sheet allow learners to mark whether or not they were on task when the bell rang. This is a great tool, but it is intended for use by higher functioning pupils.
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Unit Plan
University of Oklahoma

Understanding My Rights and Responsibilities

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Three scripted lessons comprise a unit designed to inform special needs students about their rights and responsibilities in high school. In the first lesson class members examine the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), Child Find,...
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Do2Learn

Waiting

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Waiting can be hard for everyone, but for individuals with autism or other special needs, it can be confusing and frustrating. Lead a discussion in which students brainstorm times in their lives when they would need to wait, and help...
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Worksheet
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Train Skip Counting: Count by 10s

For Students 1st - 6th
Counting by 10s if fun. Assist your Autistic or special needs pupils by building strong number sense. They will count by 10s, fill in the missing 10s, then complete a 10s train all on their own. This is a well scaffolded worksheet,...
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Unit Plan
University of Oklahoma

Advocating For My Needs in High School

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers enrolled in resource and special needs classes learn and practice how to schedule and conduct a self-advocacy meeting with a teacher to request accommodations in that subject area class. In lesson one they review and...
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Curated OER

Handwriting Template

For Students K - 6th
In need of a printable handwriting activity? Here are 10 lines available for your special needs pupil to write on. Great for many uses and almost any population.
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Do2Learn

Trying New Things

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Preparing for a change, big or small, can help learners with autism cope with a potential stressor. A short activity prompts individuals to come up with a plan for an upcoming new experience.
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Lesson Plan
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Introductory Class

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Secondary special education students are introduced to the topics covered in health class. This is the first in a series of lessons focused teaching developmentally appropriate life and sexual health related topics. Intended for mild to...
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Curated OER

Tracing Practice with Zig Zag Lines

For Students Pre-K - 5th
In this tracing worksheet, learners trace ten zig-zag lines. This worksheet is geared towards special education students and the lower grades.
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Lesson Plan
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Where Were Your Ancestors in 1871?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Here is a nicely designed lesson on ancestry and family history. In it, learners read an article entitled, "Where Were Your Ancestors in 1871?" Then, they make up a series of questions to profile their family and their community 100...
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Worksheet
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Free Printables: Girl Face Cards

For Students 1st - 5th
For this facial expressions worksheet, students cut out the 12 facial expression cards and use them for matching or other games. Teachers use the worksheet generator to determine how to setup the face cards. They can be printed as cards...
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Lesson Plan
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TEACHING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students are introduced to teaching strategies for meeting the needs of students with disabilities in general education settings. Teachers become familiar with the various modifications, interventions, accommodations and strategies that...
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Lesson Plan
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Little Bees, Big Potential

For Teachers 6th - 9th
After reading an article on the alfalfa leafcutting bee, learners chart its characteristics alongside those of the honeybee. Then they draw the leafcutter lifecycle. The article provides fascinating reading when studying the role of...
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Lesson Plan
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Using Informational Books: Index, Table of Contents & Alphabetical Order

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students recall and use previous knowledge of the library's reference and nonfiction sections. Also they utilize various forms of reference (encyclopedias & dictionaries) and nonfiction books.
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Make Your own Word Search

For Teachers K - 1st
Students use the internet to create their own word search. Following the directions, they use a puzzle making site to create their word search with words related to school. They practice navigating through various websites and using a...
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Lesson Plan
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Ancient Greeks Olympics and Olympians

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students examine the Ancient Greek Olympics and some of the important Olympians. They complete a word search puzzle and a quiz about the material taught in the lesson.
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Lesson Plan
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Island of Hopes and Island of Tears?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders research Ellis Island. In this immigration lesson plan, 3rd graders watch a power point presentation titled Island of Hope or Island of Tears?and discuss the personal belongings the immigrants decided to bring to the United...