Accommodations Teacher Resources
Get inspired with new accomodation ideas for learners with mental and physical disabilities. Explore cross-curricular modifications and intervention strategies to boost learning.
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University of Oklahoma
Learning About Special Education
The lessons in the second unit in a three-unit series provide students with the historical background of disability education. After reading about events that impacted attitudes towards disabilities and how learners are identified for...
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Life Journey Through Autism: An Educator’s Guide
A clear, straightforward guide to autism is a great introduction to educational strategies and resources for educators and parents. With background information about autism, an explanation to educational approaches, resources for...
Designed to support learners on the autism spectrum or with Asperger syndrome, these worksheets will help you and your pupils to identify patterns of isolation they may be experiencing in their lives.
Talk to Mom, Dad, Sister Worksheets
Help learners with special needs recognize the interests of their family members and build a foundation for conversation practice using worksheet activities and social prompts.
Puzzle Piece Project and Autism Awareness Month
Looking for ways to include your class members in Autism Awareness Month? Use a packet that provides several opportunities to include the student body in an important campaign.
Social Skills For Autism
Designed for pupils with special needs, such as autism, this lesson calls for learners to practice saying hello to others. The teacher begins by modeling the behavior she expects and practicing with each pupil before pairing learners...
Genetic Variation Worksheet
Fill- in-the-blank, labeling, and short answer questions make up this well-written cell division worksheet. Neat diagrams of chromosomes and dividing cells are included. Junior biologists show what they know about reproduction, meiosis,...
Have your Autistic, ADHD, or Special Needs student track his own behavior. This sheet allow learners to mark whether or not they were on task when the bell rang. This is a great tool, but it is intended for use by higher functioning pupils.
University of Oklahoma
Understanding My Rights and Responsibilities
Three scripted lessons comprise a unit designed to inform special needs students about their rights and responsibilities in high school. In the first lesson class members examine the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), Child Find,...
Waiting can be hard for everyone, but for individuals with autism or other special needs, it can be confusing and frustrating. Lead a discussion in which students brainstorm times in their lives when they would need to wait, and help...
Train Skip Counting: Count by 10s
Counting by 10s if fun. Assist your Autistic or special needs pupils by building strong number sense. They will count by 10s, fill in the missing 10s, then complete a 10s train all on their own. This is a well scaffolded worksheet,...
University of Oklahoma
Advocating For My Needs in High School
High schoolers enrolled in resource and special needs classes learn and practice how to schedule and conduct a self-advocacy meeting with a teacher to request accommodations in that subject area class. In lesson one they review and...
In need of a printable handwriting worksheet? Here are 10 lines available for your special needs pupil to write on. Great for many uses and almost any population.
Trying New Things
Preparing for a change, big or small, can help learners with autism cope with a potential stressor. A short activity prompts individuals to come up with a plan for an upcoming new experience.
Secondary special education high schoolers are introduced to the topics covered in health class. This is the first in a series of lessons focused teaching developmentally appropriate life and sexual health related topics. Intended for...
Tracing Practice with Zig Zag Lines
In this tracing activity, learners trace ten zig-zag lines. This activity is geared towards special education students and the lower grades.
Where Were Your Ancestors in 1871?
Here is a nicely designed lesson plan on ancestry and family history. In it, learners read an article entitled, "Where Were Your Ancestors in 1871?" Then, they make up a series of questions to profile their family and their community 100...
Free Printables: Girl Face Cards
For this facial expressions worksheet, students cut out the 12 facial expression cards and use them for matching or other games. Teachers use the worksheet generator to determine how to setup the face cards. They can be printed as cards...
TEACHING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
Students are introduced to teaching strategies for meeting the needs of students with disabilities in general education settings. Teachers become familiar with the various modifications, interventions, accommodations and strategies that...
Little Bees, Big Potential
After reading an article on the alfalfa leafcutting bee, learners chart its characteristics alongside those of the honeybee. Then they draw the leafcutter lifecycle. The article provides fascinating reading when studying the role of...
Using Informational Books: Index, Table of Contents & Alphabetical Order
Students recall and use previous knowledge of the library's reference and nonfiction sections. Also they utilize various forms of reference (encyclopedias & dictionaries) and nonfiction books.
Make Your own Word Search
Pupils use the internet to create their own word search. Following the directions, they use a puzzle making site to create their word search with words related to school. They practice navigating through various websites and using a...
Island of Hopes and Island of Tears?
Third graders research Ellis Island. In this immigration lesson, 3rd graders watch a power point presentation titled Island of Hope or Island of Tears?and discuss the personal belongings the immigrants decided to bring to the United...
Ancient Greeks Olympics and Olympians
Pupils examine the Ancient Greek Olympics and some of the important Olympians. They complete a word search puzzle and a quiz about the material taught in the lesson.