Unit Plan

The Peer Advocacy Guide

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Teasing, mocking, and disrespect can be the hallmarks in the life of those with disabilities. Disrupt the cycle of abuse with a toolkit designed to turn peers into advocates for all those who are bullied. Everything needed to create a peer advocacy model in schools and communities can be found in this guide.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Use during October, National Bullying Prevention Month
  • After training a small cadre of peer advocates, have this team participate the training of others
Classroom Considerations
  • The toolkit is designed to help develop a peer advocacy program in the school and/or in the community
  • The focus of the program is bullying prevention, especially of those with disabilities
Pros
  • The 32-page packet includes a table of contents that makes it easy to locate specific topics and sample forms
  • Includes step-by-step directions for how to create and implement the program
Cons
  • None
Common Core