When you have an inclusive classroom it is important to help your general education students understand their peers with disabilities. This packet provides information and activities to assist elementary-aged children in building a...
Create a safe and respectful school environment with the help of this special education teaching guide. Offering dozens of instructional ideas and activities for raising awareness and acceptance of children with disabilities, this is a...
Bring awareness to disabilities with a packet consisting of a variety of activities designed to inform scholars about disabilities—autism, hearing impairments, physical disabilities, and more! Learners test their communication skills,...
Designed to promote disability awareness and sensitivity, the five lessons and activities in this packet provide class members with information about disabilities, and with models of behaviors and language that help to break down...
Students become familiar with the vocabulary associated with treatment of disabilities. In this Eugenics lesson, students complete a worksheet on Eugenics and discuss the treatment of people with disabilities in the past and present.
Middle schoolers focus on the First and Ninth Amendments of the Bill of Rights. Before visiting a museum, they examine the Americans with Disabilities Act. During the visit, they work together with a museum member to watch a video and...
Students create trading cards based on historical individuals that helped people with disabilities. In this disabilities lesson plan, students put the name, picture, description, and graphic on the card.
Young scholars chart the "cures" for people with disabilities. In this disabilities lesson, students compare and contrast the care and treatment of people with disabilities in the past and present. Young scholars write accurate summaries...
Students discuss and fill out a worksheet about the controversial cures of people with disabilities in the past. In this disabilities lesson plan, students write about the issues and justification for if they agree or disagree with these...
Students advocate for people with disabilities. In this Helen Keller lesson, students listen to the story A Picture Book of Helen Keller by David A Adler. Students discuss how Helen Keller learned to communicate and became an advocate...
At one time or another, people with physical disabilities may require the assistance of others in the community. Here, they engage in one-on-one role-playing sessions to practice recruiting assistance in the community. They practice...
American Printing House for the Blind
Through a series of hands-on activities, class members gain awareness about such disabilities as hearing impairment and blindness, as well as the need for accessibility and inclusion when faced with these conditions.
Class members gain awareness of the challenges people with disabilities face, such as those with vision impairments, autism, or speech and language disabilities, as they progress through a series of engaging and informative learning...
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...
For this boy scout merit badge: disabilities awareness worksheet, 8th graders research the topic using the websites listed, answer 7 detailed questions about access, agencies, disabled people, careers, advocacy then perform certain tasks.
In this Disabilities Day instructional activity, students complete activities such as read the passage, match the phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice fill in, correct the spelling, put text in correct...
Museum of Disability
Turn your class' focus on how wheelchairs assist individuals with disabilities to become more independent with this disabilities lesson plan. Scholars listen to a read aloud of the book, Zoom! by Robert Munsch, answer questions about key...
Students work to understand learning disabilities and discrimination. In this teaching tolerance lesson, students examine what learning disabilities are and how people are discriminated against. There are different activities for...
Students apply the principles of American democracy to people with disabilities. They analyze how individuals and groups in American society have struggled to achieve the liberties and equality promised in the principles of American...
Ninth graders explore the differences in language for referring to people: disabled, handicapped or challenged. In this people with disabilities lesson, 9th graders define the words and discuss common usage. Students complete a...
In this disabilities sentences worksheet, students correct the sentences using people first language. Students correct 12 sentences about disabilities.
Students are introduced to a variety of educational theories related to disabilities. After watching a PowerPoint presentation, review the various types of disabilities and how the theories relate to Erikson's ideas. To end the lesson,...
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