Down's Syndrome Teacher Resources
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Taking Down Syndrome to School
Teach your class about the ways they can befriend and understand people who are different from them with a reading comprehension lesson plan. As youngsters read Taking Down Syndrome to School by Jenna Glatzer, they answer a series of...
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding and Supporting Our Peers with Cognitive Challenges
Students explore different federal laws promoting the education for the handicapped. In this literacy lesson, students brainstorm how they can help individual with Down syndrome. They read a fiction book related to the topic and discuss...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
The Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the United States
Would I be able to access all areas of the school if I used a wheelchair? Or if I could not see? After brainstorming a list of typical life activities, class members assume the role of a person with a specific disability and consider...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Hereditary Defects: Down Syndrome and Sickle Cell Anemia
Students solve problems like the following examples: 1. If you have 10,000 women, age 30, who have babies and one in 900 of these births will result in a Down syndrome baby, how many will have this disease? 2. 5,000 babies are born;...
5th - 8th Science
Yes We Can! Students with Autism & Down-Syndrome on the Drums!
Learners participate in live music activities to learn about various topics and improve their social skills. In this music skills activity, students play along with music on drums and other sound objects. Teachers take digital pictures...
1st - 5th English Language Arts
Including the Disabled Student
Students read and discuss the history of special education in public schools related to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Students work in groups to design ways to modify classroom activities based on the needs of a...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
A World of Difference
Kids engage in a series of activities that ask them to consider differences and similarities in characteristics, both visible and invisible. With this new understanding, the class investigates the Special Olympics program and develops...
3rd - 5th Physical Education CCSS: Adaptable
Special Olympics Volleyball Coaching Guide: Teaching Volleyball Skills
From warm-up routines and stretches to skill progressions and passing drills, this is an absolute must-have resource for coaches teaching volleyball to a group of learners with diverse needs and skills.
4 mins 6th - 12th Physical Education CCSS: Adaptable