Developmental & Behavioral Disorders Teacher Resources
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Exploitation, Day 2: Exploitation and Getting Help
Exploitation is a real issue for the disabled community. Secondary Special Education high schoolers 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 advantage of.
9th - 12th Special Education 13 Views 59 Downloads
Identifying and locating the continents and oceans of the world.
Third graders physically construct a balloon replica of the world globe by coloring, correctly labeling, and cutting out the seven continent shapes from the worksheet, gluing them onto their correct locations on an inflated blue balloon. They use a permanent marker to label the four oceans in their correct locations on the balloon.
3rd Social Studies & History 12 Views 98 Downloads
Communication, Day 1: Non-Verbal Communication
Have your secondary special education class learn and practice effective communication skills. Both verbal and non-verbal communication is discussed and practiced. They communicate using body language, build listening skills, and discuss socially appropriate communication.
9th - 12th Special Education 59 Views 306 Downloads
Exploitation, Day 1: Touching
Developmentally Disabled students need to know they types of touch, appropriate touching, and their personal rights. They brainstorm types of touch, go over their personal rights, and discuss social skills. Very appropriate lesson for moderately disabled students.
9th - 12th Special Education 8 Views 43 Downloads
Reproduction, Day 5: Birth Control
Students with mild to moderate disabilities discuss human reproduction and the importance of preventing pregnancy. They review reproductive anatomy, sexual decision making, and what birth control is. The lesson concludes with a vocabulary game to help solidify concept understanding.
9th - 12th Special Education 6 Views 54 Downloads
Using Simultaneous Prompting to Teach Opening a Locker
Make opening a locker with a key an easy task for your special needs upper grader. Here you'll find a prompting hierarchy and 15 steps to guide your learner through the process. You'll verbally prompt while physically modeling the locker skill.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 9 Downloads
Using a Debit Card to Make Purchases
After you make a photo album of image depicting the process of using a debit card, kids in your class can start practicing. They learn how to use a debit card in various shopping and community settings to gain independent shopping skills. Great for high-functioning or older learners with mild disabilities.
9th - Higher Ed Math 16 Views 22 Downloads
Get the soap, get the basket, get those dirty clothes in the wash. Provide special needs learners with a step-by-step guided practice lesson to help them build laundry skills. They'll go through each step as outlined; gestural, verbal, and physical prompting is encouraged, depending on the functioning level of your pupil.
9th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 31 Views 92 Downloads
Life Skills for Vocational Success
Students observe as the teacher models both bad and good body language during a conversation. They try to identify whether the teacher has good or bad body language and then practice using good body language during different role-plays.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 14 Downloads
21st Century Social Skills
Explore communication techniques by using the latest video technology. In this special education lesson, students create a video discussing their own social goals for the future. Students utilize Flip Video cameras to document their behavior (autistic, and social anxiety disorders) and analyze ways to work through their disadvantages.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 28 Views 130 Downloads
Withdrawing Money from an ATM
Taking twenty dollars out of the ATM seems like second nature, once you get the hang of it. The class practices the steps needed to withdraw money from the ATM and then performs the task at an actual bank. The lesson has the instructor fade out prompts as the skill set develops.
9th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 7 Downloads
Using Counting-on Strategy for Purchasing
Intended for learners with autism and developmental disabilities, this lesson uses the strategy of counting-on to enhance independent shopping skills. Learners will practice counting on to the next dollar value in order to purchase items at a grocery store.
9th - Higher Ed Math 14 Views 56 Downloads
Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 1
“Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.”—Sam Ewing. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts activity one of 20 begins with a warm-up activity using a medicine ball to pass around as kids get to know each other’s names.
3rd - 6th Physical Education 7 Views 12 Downloads
What's in a Name?
Students examine how name-calling is a part of their lives and how it affects others. They write reflections of times in their lives when name calling and slurs have been involved. Also, they read articles that discuss the use of slurs in history.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 4 Views 21 Downloads
Inspiration for and Application of the Bill of Rights
Students examine individual rights. In this case law lesson, students discuss the from and function of the Bill of Rights prior to investigating several cases that deal with Constitutional rights. Students discuss the outcome of the cases and the case analysis sheets they completed.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 69 Downloads
Students explore educational offerings for people with disabilities. In this social studies lesson, students research early schools for people with disabilities and discuss the advertisements that were used at the time. Students create an original advertisements.
6th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
After viewing selections from a website and discussing the role of the teacher in educating the disabled, students work in pairs. They analyze the work of an educator and relate the work to a given quote, then decide if that quote fits the educator.
Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads