We found 540 reviewed resources for learning disabilities
Disability Awareness Activity Packet
Pre-K - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
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,...
Promoting Disability Awareness and Acceptance in Childhood
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...
Using Poetry in Teaching Reading to Special Education Students
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,...
Fighting Prejudice and Discrimination against People with Learning Disabilities
3rd - 12th
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...
Stellaluna Lesson: Increase Oral Language Development and Story Comprehension
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...
Educating Children about Autism in an Inclusive Classroom
K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Bitsboard - Education, Games, and Flashcards for Learning Reading, Spelling, and more
K - 8th
Learn everything from sight words to French vocabulary with this versatile study app. While the material that comes pre-loaded on the app is mostly based on learning how to read and spell, the app has the potential to be useful for any...
Simple Preparation Can Improve Reading Comprehension
K - 12th
Reading comprehension is key to success in nearly every subject in school, but how do you improve comprehension in a pupil with dyslexia? Here are several tips that define ways in which educators can provide strategies to improve overall...
Understanding What Reading Is All About: Teaching Materials for Adult Basic Education Learners
10th - Higher Ed
Adult special education learners focus on literacy across 13 detailed lessons. They utilize real-life text interactions to learn about components of reading, word analysis, sight words, fluency, vocabulary, and spelling. There is also a...
Diversity in Media: Looking Critically at What We See
8th - Higher Ed
This learning experience fosters awareness of representations we see, and don't see, in the media. Learners list TV programs, games, and films they enjoy, identify characters' ethnic, religious, (dis)ability, and sexual orientation...
Phonemic Awareness and Sounding Out Words
Pre-K - 1st CCSS: Adaptable
Although designed for children with learning disabilities, such as dyslexia, the multi-sensory tips and tricks included in this illustrated eight-page packet are designed to develop phonemic awareness and are appropriate for any classroom.
Exploitation, Day 2: Exploitation and Getting Help
9th - 12th
Exploitation is a real issue for the disabled community. Secondary Special Education students learn what exploitation is, their personal rights, and how to say no. They focus on finding a trusted adult to get help if they have been taken...
Vocabulary/Reading Lesson for Students with Severe Intellectual Disabilities
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a great little reading and vocabulary development instructional activity created just for learners with special needs. The instructional activity is constructed with both core content and necessary adaptations in mind. The group...
Andy and His Yellow Frisbee and Ian's Walk, A Story About Autism
3rd - 8th
Students analyze two individuals with autism. In this language arts lesson, students read two stories about kids with autism and discuss how advocates have helped people with disabilities. Students compare and contrast the main...
Integrating the Nintendo Wii in Adaptive Physical Education
3rd - 12th
Bring gaming into the classroom as part of a physical education lesson. Learners with disabilities participate in various physical activities using the Nintendo Wii. They use the video game system not only to play different sports, but...
What If It Happened To Me? A Look At The Disabled in Society
9th - 12th
High schoolers examine what it would be like to be disabled. They read literature with characters who have disabilities and discuss how society treats people with disabilities. They write an essay explaining why they are "normal."
A Differentiated Art Lesson Plan Based on the Work of Andy Warhol
3rd - 12th
While this lesson isn't incredibly extensive, it does provide a base on which one can build a differentiated learning experience. Video, discussion, and visuals are used to assist learners in understanding the elements of art and design...
Sample Guided Reading Lesson for Emergent Readers
Pre-K - 1st CCSS: Adaptable
Give your guided reading lesson plan a boost with a sample lesson plan designed to reinforce academic content covered in previous assessments. The sample plan describes how the story and activities were chosen and offers the following...
Teaching and Learning About Autism
Pre-K - 12th
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that approximately "1 in 88 American children are on the autism spectrum." The teacher guides and other professional development materials in this collection offer information about and strategies for teaching students on the autism spectrum. Also included are resources that teach all members of the school community about autism and help them develop an understanding of the challenges learners on this spectrum face.
Chapter 10 Teacher Guide and Student Log
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Intended to be used with the 10th chapter of Francesco D’Adamo’s novel, Iqbal, a novel about child labor. The 42-page packet of intervention materials is designed to improve the reading comprehension of learners with special needs. As...
K-5 Mathematics Module: Number and Number Sense
K - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Reinforce number sense with a collection of math lessons for kindergarteners through fifth graders. Young mathematicians take part in hands-on activities, learning games, and complete skills-based worksheets to enhance proficiency in...
Home Living / Daily Living Lesson Plan—Mastery Healthy Food
5th - 12th
Everyone needs to know how to eat well to stay healthy. Learners with mild disabilities log what they eat, discuss food choices, and review healthy foods. The lesson could be used to foster living skills in high-functioning individuals...
Yes We Can! Students with Autism & Down-Syndrome on the Drums!
1st - 5th
To learn about various topics and improve their social skills, learners with special needs play along with music on drums and other sound objects. Teachers take digital pictures of the young scholars participation and use them to make...
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewDr. Martin Luther King, Jr. not only paved the way for African American citizens' civil rights, he created an example for women's groups, Hispanic groups, and groups with disabilities to fight for their rights as well. Learn more with a...
Math in English Skills III Exercise Book: Understanding Fractions
1st - 6th
Fractions can be tricky, and there is no better way to tackle tricky topics than with a visual representation. Intended for learners in grades two and three, this set of printable worksheets provides a variety of fractions represented in...
Understanding and Supporting Our Peers with Cognitive Challenges
3rd - 6th
Students explore different federal laws promoting the education for the handicapped. In this literacy lesson, students brainstorm how they can help individual with Down syndrome. They read a fiction book related to the topic and discuss...