Easily host your own Disability Awareness Day at your school with this kit! Holding a Disability Awareness Day is a great way to not only increase awareness, but it decreases bullying and helps general education students to better understand these special individuals. This kit will allow students t
As many of you know, my son has Autism and our life has its ups and downs for sure. But this year has especially been a challenge, as Garyn is a 5th grader. He has been facing bullying and name calling from his classmates. So this resource is one way for me to deal with the heartache both he and
This disabilities awareness unit is designed to foster awareness of different abilities, through science lessons, social studies lessons, and writing lessons. The science lessons about sight, hearing, and touch are created to build background knowledge for the social studies lessons, which all tell
updated 18/09/2019We live in a world plagued with discrimination and stereotypes. Many of our learners face a hard time because they suffer from some disabilities and others make fun of them. It is time we reacted and helped the most vulnerable by teaching everyone about disability awareness.This po
Thank you for joining me in helping students better understand each other! One thing I’ve learned over the years is that a great way to help students with disabilities is to help their peers know and understand them better.
This presentation takes a bit of a different spin on the diversity of st
This scripted lesson, which has become known as the "Heart Lesson," is used to teach mainstream students to understand and accept autism and other disabilities. The students learn to think of dyslexia, learning disabilities, autism, blindness, deafness, and orthopedic impairments as differences inst
Does your school have a Special Needs Awareness Week? Do you need to teach your students empathy? If so, this is a great way to meet your students' needs! This is a presentation that focuses on learning disabilities. This bundle includes an editable lesson plan, a PowerPoint Presentation, a PDF vers
I created this to lead a class in a Disability Awareness program with emphasis on Recognizing our Similarities and Differences.
“I don't have a dis-ability, I have a different-ability.” - Robert M. Hensel (born with the birth defect known as Spina bifida. He is also a Guinness World Records holder
Great for an inclusion classroom to raise awareness about individual needs and disabilities. This resource includes an anticipatory set, lesson plan, teacher PowerPoint, and student flip book. Students are engaged through opportunities for discussion through "turn and talk" and write facts about e
October is National Disability Awareness Month, but it's so much more than awareness... it's about acceptance and seeing people for who they are. This bulletin board display will help students, staff, and everyone who walks the halls of your school think about each child first and not the "label" of
Kids and adults will learn and have fun exploring braille with these 30 task cards. The braille alphabet with matching print letters is provided. On each card, there is a braille symbol for students to decode. A response sheet and answer key are included. This product is available as a Google Forms
This product is perfect of upper elementary and middle school students. It is intended to raise students awareness and generate discussion about acceptance and inclusion of people with disabilities. Includes: - 6 centers or mini lessons geared towards disability awareness. (5-10 minutes each)- intro
Teach your students about disabilities with this fun booklet! Simple, kid-friendly descriptions and clipart make these complex disabilities more understandable for students.
Disabilities covered in this booklet include:
1. Visual Impairments
2. Hearing Impairments
4. Learning Disabilitie
The SMART notebook provides the user with activities for participants to engage in that simulate various learning challenges. It is appropriate for students or for adults in a professional development seminar.
This virtual library features children's books focusing unique abilities. This library is perfect for Disability Awareness Month in October and for the whole year! Virtual Libraries mirror the experience of being in an actual library and help make searching for books easier and more engaging for chi
This product will be useful for physical education and classroom teachers. DisABILITY awareness teaches empathy, inclusion and and acceptance for all types of learners. It helps every student become more aware of how they act and react towards others and that people are people first no matter what t
'Clip Art for Life' is perfect for promoting healthy lifestyles, physical fitness and creating smiles in your home, classroom or community.Inclusion is within everyone's ability. Now, more than ever, we must teach our children to show kindness, empathy and understanding. It is so important to crea
These are posters that I designed to hang in my classroom, celebrating disAbility Awareness. Information used was derived online from sites like History.com and Biography.com websites, as well as websites about specific figures living with various conditions. Photos used were publicly available on t
Do you have problems with bright students being condescending to your struggling students? Teach kindness and empathy through this printable activity from Catch My Products. I've found a need to teach intellectually gifted students about their less abled peers within the regular classroom. This less
Great addition to your Disability Awareness unit for high school students with special needs. This powerpoint goes over student rights and responsibilities under IDEA while in public school and the importance of advocating for specific accommodations that you might need when you graduate from high
Do you have children or staff in your school or class who are wheelchair users? Are you sometimes unsure or feel awkward interacting with him/her for fear of offending? This downloadable word file contains 15 helpful hints to remember when interacting with a person who uses a wheelchair. By under
General education middle school students increase their awareness of various disabilities through engaging discussion, collaboration, research, and technology. Students examine their own prejudices and stereotypes about individuals with disabilities. Then, students research a specific disability and
Halloween is upon us! For many of our students, it is an exciting time and for others it might be a bit stressful with the sounds, lights, costumes, and difficulty communicating "trick or treat."
This freebie includes:
On Halloween Night... A social narrative to prepare students for the upcomin