Refine Your Results

Content Curators



Resource Types


534 reviewed resources for learning disabilities

Lesson Planet

Learning Disabilities 101

For Teachers 1st - 5th
A quick overview of defining learning disabilities, where they stem from, and how they affect learning.
Lesson Planet

Disability Awareness Activity Packet

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th Standards
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,...
Lesson Planet

Raise Awareness for National Learning Disabilities Month

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Raise awareness of learning disabilities through reading, writing, research, and collaboration.
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Promoting Disability Awareness and Acceptance in Childhood

For Teachers K - 12th
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...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Disability Awareness Activity Packet

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
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...
Lesson Planet

Acceptance of Learning Disabilities

For Teachers K - 12th
Students explore methods to assist them in dealing with their personal learning disabilities. Students meet individually with the teacher to develop a learning plan. They identify the strengths and weaknesses. Strategies are discussed...
1 In 1 Collection 11:33
Lesson Planet

Learning and Memory

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Why is it that you can remember your childhood best friend's phone number, but not what you had for dinner last night? It is all in how memories are stored, in either short term memory or long term memory. In part five of six lessons...
Lesson Planet

Multiplication Using the Vaughn Cube

For Teachers 3rd
Learning basic math skills is a must, but it may not be that easy for pupils with learning disabilities. This multiplication lesson uses the Vaughn Cube to help 3rd graders solve single-digit multiplication problems through pictorial...
Lesson Planet

Using Poetry in Teaching Reading to Special Education Students

For Teachers 6th - 9th
A series of well-written activities, these lessons prompt middle schoolers reading below grade level (at a second, third, or fourth grade level) to use poetry to practice basic reading skills. They rhyme, build words, make inferences,...
Lesson Planet

Ender's Game: Ender's Shadow Projects

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Most likely intended for a secondary remedial class. This lesson engages students in literary analysis through a creative project. They choose one project focused on taking the protagonist through a hero's journey. This link provides a...
Lesson Planet

Data Binders

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Here is a great resource to support students you have identified early on as needing behavioral or general learning support, particularly if you are practicing a Response to Intervention (RTI) approach. This data binder printable allows...
Lesson Planet

Fighting Prejudice and Discrimination against People with Learning Disabilities

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students work to understand learning disabilities and discrimination. In this teaching tolerance lesson plan, students examine what learning disabilities are and how people are discriminated against.  There are different activities for...
Lesson Planet

Disability Awareness Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
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...
Lesson Planet

Eugenics Worksheet

For Teachers Higher Ed
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.
Lesson Planet


For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students create a three part poster entitled, "Learning Disabilities". The first two parts are two paragraph reports on any two of the learning disabilities featured in the discussion. The final part of the poster is a two paragraph essay.
Lesson Planet

Stellaluna Lesson: Increase Oral Language Development and Story Comprehension

For Teachers 1st - 6th
To be used with the BRAIDY system, this lesson works to increase oral language and reading comprehension. Special needs pupils review parts of a story, sequence of events, and create a Venn diagram showing the differences between birds...
Lesson Planet

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, students read the book A Girl Named Helen Keller and identify the diseases she was stricken with and the determination it...
Lesson Planet

Story Map Book Report

For Teachers 1st - 7th
This is an example of what a story map book report can look like using mind wing teaching concepts. Consider this idea as a way to provide special needs or those with learning disabilities a way to communicate what they know or learned...
Lesson Planet

I Do, We Do, You Do

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
One simple teaching strategy can have a powerful effect on student learning on a daily basis. Take a look at one teacher's approach to preparing class members for independent work with "I Do, We Do, You Do", and discover how this...
Lesson Planet

Special Education Poetry Idea

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Use this simple activity to introduce poetry to your junior high or high school special education class. Learners take turns writing lines that rhyme with a word you assigned. After all the sentences are written, they arrange them to...
Lesson Planet

The Story of Taylor and His Wheelchair

For Teachers K - 4th
Students develop disability awareness. In this character building and diversity lesson, students listen to the book The Story of Taylor and his Wheelchair by James Riggio Heelan, then describe things that were difficult for Taylor to do...
Lesson Planet

Every Day Activity Picture Cards

For Students K - 12th Standards
Thirty-six picture cards showcase every day activities including sitting, going outside, singing, and more! 
Lesson Planet

Educating Children about Autism in an Inclusive Classroom

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
How do we meet the needs of learners with autism? Find out with an in-depth study that offers a thorough explanation of autism—what it is and how unique every individual's case may be, nine lesson plans spanning from kindergarten to 12th...
Lesson Planet

"Cures" Chart

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students chart the "cures" for people with disabilities. In this disabilities instructional activity, students compare and contrast the care and treatment of people with disabilities in the past and present. Students write accurate...

Other popular searches