Developmental & Behavioral Disorders Teacher Resources
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Myths and Misconceptions
Young scholars examine and discuss common myths and misconceptions about persons with disabilities and with a partner plan an outing for a community activity. They read and complete the handout "Developmental Disabilities: Truth or Myth?" and discuss the answers as a class.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 7 Views 46 Downloads
Many developmentally disabled learners struggle with accurately conveying messages and interpreting those of others around them, especially when they are non-verbal. This lesson contains fun activities and exercises, such as talking with their hands and reacting scenes, as well as great instructional support to practice these skills.
6th - 10th Language Arts 74 Views 412 Downloads
High schoolers investigate methods to get along. In this philosophy lesson, students explore different methods to disarm an argument or confrontation they disagree with. They discuss aggression, rule breaking and disagreements.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 28 Downloads
Five "E" Lesson-Stereotypes
Students discuss the nature of stereotyping and prejudicial behavior and their feelings regarding people with visible disabilities. They view part of documentary Graduating Peter then work in groups to chart people's reactions and expectations of Peter.
9th - 11th Language Arts 4 Views 14 Downloads
Health Education: Self-Control
Third graders identify healthy methods of self-control. In this health lesson plan, 3rd graders take control of their own actions as they take part in a creative activity in which they learn healthy ways to monitor and control themselves.
3rd Health 29 Views 84 Downloads
STRONG--an acronym for goal-setting success! Using a graphic organizer and useful acronym, your learners develop a goal plan for the class as a whole, while considering the requirements of, and obstacles to, achieving their goal. Briefly review the goal with your class at the beginning of each day and then at the conclusion of the goal's time frame, have your class reflect on their collaborative process.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 214 Views 287 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Juveniles and the Death Penalty
Should the death penalty for juveniles be considered cruel and unusual punishment? After analyzing the various arguments surrounding this topic and reading several quotes offered by Supreme Court justices in 2005 on the issue, have your learners write a speech that they might give before the court explaining their position on the topic.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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Social stories are wonderful teaching tools specifically designed for learners with Asperger's, autism, PDD-NOS, non-verbal learning disabilities, or other developmental disabilities. They are used to model appropriate social behaviors in a wide variety of contexts.
K - 12th Special Education 17 Views 10 Downloads
Health (General Wellness)
Seventh graders explore their personal health by completing a worksheet. In this healthy living lesson, 7th graders examine the health triangle and research ways to prevent at risk behavior. Students complete a health survey based on their own habits to assess their health status.
7th Health 46 Views 209 Downloads
JetBlue Soars on CEO's Creativity
Students explore the concept of entrepreneurship. In this entrepreneurship lesson, students read an article about how the CEO of JetBlue has become successful. Students discuss how ADHD has helped the CEO of JetBlue. Students spend thirty minutes writing down and idea that pops in their head.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Puberty Adolescence: Will I Fit In?
Learners evaluate human health by identifying pubescent changes. In this sexual maturity lesson, students identify the importance of waiting until the appropriate age to have sexual intimacy. Learners complete a worksheet based on puberty vocabulary terms and social circles.
9th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 33 Downloads
Sexual Abuse: Recognizing & Reporting
This is not a lesson per se but there is some very good information. We, as teachers, are bound by law to report abuse. If you are comfortable, I think it's a good idea to let your classes know that you care and that this is a duty you have.
5th - 12th Health 3 Views 14 Downloads
Puberty/Adolescence, Day 4: "Will I Fit in?"
What are healthy friendships? What makes a friendship unhealthy? There are several worksheets for your high schoolers to do to answer some of these questions and more about their friends and ideas about friendship. Inspire some great conversations with your class, who will definitely have something to say about the topic.
9th - 10th Health 5 Views 29 Downloads
Looking for Love? Not Always! Exploring Human Relationships
Young scholars research psychology by examining real life situations. In this human relationships lesson, students discuss the importance of respect among two people in a romantic relationship. Young scholars examine images of people in relationships and answer theoretical relationship questions.
11th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 16 Downloads
Child Adolescent Sexual Development: Infant and Preschool
This is a very comprehensive lesson on infant and preschool sexual development. It says only one class period, but I think it could be several days worth of materials to cover. The point of view taken here is from that of being a parent. Learning about what is normal sexual development in infants and young children is important.
11th - 12th Health 3 Views 19 Downloads
The Things That Bothered Farmer Brown
Link language development to literacy skills. This lesson template provides a comprehensible way to use the Braidy Web to maximize language and reading skills. It would be appropriate for developmentally disabled pupils reading at a K-2 grade level.
K - 2nd Special Education 7 Views 98 Downloads