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68 reviewed resources for deaf and blind

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Florida School for the Deaf and Blind

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learn from teachers at the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind on ways to reach students of different learning styles and ability levels, as well as how to accommodate learners with special needs in a general education classroom setting.
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Teaching Others About Being Deaf

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers read two articles about how college students taught others about being blind or deaf. In their school, they interview high schoolers with a physical challenge and use the internet to research how to write about those with...
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Thai Children's Trust: School for the Blind

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students explore their five senses by experimenting with classmates. In this blindness activity, students utilize blindfolds while performing everyday activities and discuss the inherent challenges of not having vision. Students view a...
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Talk to Me

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate communication techniques using variations in the tone of the voice, facial expressions, and gestures. The image of Helen Keller which appears on the reverse side of the Alabama quarter forms the basis of the lesson's...
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Dance and differently Abled People

For Teachers 8th
There are some good ideas for dance warm ups, cool downs, and movement activities, but the focus is a bit odd. The class discusses that differently abled people like to dance too. Pupils feel what it's like for deaf or blind people to...
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Helen Keller

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Young scholars investigate human achievements by researching deaf and blind people. In this Helen Keller biography lesson plan, students view images and documents from Helen Keller's life and research the impact she had on the United...
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Environmental Causes of Birth Defects

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Get your high schoolers thinking about the factors that lead to birth defects. They examine how environmental factors and personal choices can cause birth defects in unborn children. They discover the effects of various handicaps such as...
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A Girl Named Helen Keller

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore human behavior by reading a biography about Helen Keller. In this learning disabilities lesson plan, students read the book A Girl Named Helen Keller and identify the diseases she was stricken with and the determination...
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Captain Keller's Business Letter

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students write a business letter similar to one Captain Keller might have written asking the Perkins Institution to recommend a teacher for his daughter in The Miracle Worker.
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Special Traits: Alabama quarter reverse

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Who knew a state quarter could say so much? Alabama's quarter is embossed with an image of Helen Keller, pupils will use this image to think about what the phrase "Spirit of courage" means. They will use a graphic organizer to...
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A Picture Book of Helen Keller

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students advocate for people with disabilities. In this Helen Keller instructional activity, students listen to the story A Picture Book of Helen Keller by David A Adler. Students discuss how Helen Keller learned to communicate and...
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Evaluating Text: Helen Keller's "My Life"

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Readers are asked to evaluate Helen Keller's claim, and the evidence she uses to support her argument, that it is more difficult for hearing impaired children to learn to talk with others.
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Blinded by the Light

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students recognize that the colors they see are a result of the reflection of light. In this light and color lesson, students predict what color will be produced when lights are mixed. They identify the three primary colors and secondary...
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Dogs

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this dogs worksheet, students read a 2 page informational text about different breeds of dogs and how they can be of service to the police, blind, and deaf people. Students then answer 13 essay questions.
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The Senses: Hearing and Sight

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders consider how they use their senses. In this biology lesson plan, 8th graders understand the definition of a disability and how it affects Americans who are hearing impaired or deaf, and those Americans who are visually...
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The Five Senses

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students use their five senses to improve their classification skills. For this five senses lesson, students discuss blindness and are introduced to Braille. Students then listen to animal sounds, discuss deafness, and learn some sign...
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Discovering Disabilities

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders participate in activities to make them aware of the disabilities around them. In a role-play activity, they play the role of a person with blindness, deafness, down syndrome or impaired mobility. They reflect in their...
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Can You Feel the Thunder?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Discuss disability awareness and acceptance of people who are different with this resource. After reading the story, Can You Feel the Thunder? by Lynn E. McElfresh, learners talk about metaphors, answer cause and effect questions, and...
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Amazing Women

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Helen Keller became a teacher after her experience with Anne Sullivan, demonstrating to the world how valuable a dedicated mentor and determined spirit can be when overcoming adversity. Middle schoolers learn more about the influential...
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Anne of Avonlea

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Middle schoolers read a passage from Lucy Maud Montgomery's Anne of Avonlea and identify three details from the passage that show Anne is nervous as she faces her students for the first time.
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Can You Feel the Thunder?

For Students 4th - 6th
By utilizing this fantastic resource, your student groups who are reading Can You Feel the Thunder? will stay on track and respond to what they have read in meaningful ways. This packet of worksheets has students perform prediction,...
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Piercing the World of Silence

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students explore the sign language alphabet. They examine the difficulties faced by handicapped persons, and are introduced to Helen Keller, Anne Sullivan and The Miracle Worker.
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Semicolons

For Students 4th - 6th
This is a fabulous worksheet! Grammar enthusiasts practice the art of correctly using a semicolon. They insert a semicolon to combine three independent clauses, three conjunctive adverbs to independent clauses, and to separate items in...
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The Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the United States

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Would I be able to access all areas of the school if I used a wheelchair? Or if I could not see? After brainstorming a list of typical life activities, class members assume the role of a person with a specific disability and consider...

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