A powerpoint presentation to address the issue that we all have skills and talents that make us unique and special. We also have challenges that make things difficult at times. This lesson introduces the concept of children who have special needs or illnesses that make them seem different from others. It also addresses how children can respond to these students in a helpful, friendly way instead of ways that might hurt their feeling and make them feel excluded. This lesson is appropriate for all K-5 students. Main ideas are: self-esteem, uniqueness, friendship, bullying, special needs.