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Kitchen Appliances and Utensils: Home Living / Daily Living

For Teachers 9th - 12th
There are so many different types of tools we use in the kitchen, everyday. Help your special needs learner discover how to recognize, identify, and use various kitchen utensils and appliances. Using picture cards and drill prompting,...
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Non-Verbal Communication

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Many developmentally disabled students struggle with accurately conveying messages and interpreting those of others around them, especially when they are non-verbal. This lesson plan contains fun activities and exercises, such as talking...
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Drumming For Exercise

For Teachers Pre-K - K
To keep her wings healthy and strong, Abby Caddaby does wing exercises. She and Elmo need to figure out how to get along. Abby can't keep count as she exercises when Elmo plays his drum loudly. They find out that if they cooperate Elmo...
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Cell Phone Usage When Lost

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Getting lost can be scary for anybody. Hone communication skills necessary when attempting to ask for help in a scary situation. Learners with special needs discuss how to know they're lost and how to use a cell phone to call for help....
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Surviving a Job Interview

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Knowing how to respond to a potential employer, when getting interviewed is a need-to-know skill. Learners prepare for life in the real world by answering a few questions with the help of a job oriented website. After the research, they...
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Recruiting Help to Attain Personal Goals

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
At one time or another, people with physical disabilities may require the assistance of others in the community. Here, they engage in one-on-one role-playing sessions to practice recruiting assistance in the community. They practice...
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Student Handout –People Helping

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
When you're in the workplace you need to know how to ask for and give help. Special needs individuals can look at each of the three workplace pictures and use the provided questions to practice asking for help. There are three questions...
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Resolving a Cross-Cultural Misunderstanding

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars explore the concept of cross-cultural misunderstandings. In this communication lesson, students read a scenario involving communication misunderstandings and discuss cultural perspectives.
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Home Living / Daily Living: Safety Terms

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Being able to recognize safety signs in your environment is a great start to staying safe. Kids with severe to moderate disabilities work to recognize and identify safety terms and signs. They use flashcards and decreasing prompts to...
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Communication Skills

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Does your class need to talk about communication skills? Then use this presentation to go through the key components of communication. It's not all about talking, but also about listening. Of course, there is room for expanded...
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"Meet and Greet"

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners demonstrate communication skills in speaking and listening by introducing another student to the class. Working in pairs, classmates interview each other. During the 10-minute sessions, they listen, take notes on an index card,...
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Listening and Speaking Strategies

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th Standards
Everyone needs help being a good listener! Play a round of "Have You Ever?" with your youngsters, letting them walk around the room and find others who have or haven't done things on your self-created sheet. This game can get really...
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Day 5: Communication

For Teachers 9th - 10th
How does one have a discussion with a partner about a sexually transmitted disease? This is probably not a conversation that happens to be in everyone's repertoire. This lesson presents some role-playing scenarios that your class can...
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Safer Sex - Lesson 1

For Teachers 7th - 10th
  High schoolers investigate the practices related to safer sex and define what it means in our society today. Guiding questions are used to facilitate classroom discussion. The goal is for high schoolers to define and identify the...
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The Extra Place Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explore communication skills. In this Peace Corps lesson, students read "The Extra Place," by Susan Peters and discover Polish cultural traditions. Learners consider how they would respond in a scenario that challenges their...
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I Need Help

For Teachers K - 2nd
Everyone needs help now and then, but asking for help may come more naturally for some than it does for others. Provide in-context communication practice for your verbal or non-verbal autistic learners. They are given a toy or puzzle...
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Communication Skills: Special Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Get to talking with your special needs class. In pairs, they take turns telling each other where to go on a schematic map. They work to ask questions, answer questions, and check if their partner understands their directions, or if he...
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What's in the Bag?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Practice interpersonal communication with your young learners with autism. They play a game to practice asking appropriate questions. They each take turns asking, "What's in the bag?" Additionally, they discuss reasons for asking...
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Press Conference on Hurricane Georges

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students experience Hurricane Georges. For this Peace Corps lesson, students examine the devastation of Hurricane Georges by acting as a Dominican Republic citizen being interviewed by an international television network. Students...
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A Guide to Getting Along: Listening

For Teachers K - 3rd
Here is an effective way to have your charges practice and model important listening skills. After a short review of effective active listening concepts, such as using body language, summarizing what the other person said, and asking...
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Personal and Global Conflict

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students review vocabulary of conflict. In this citizenship lesson, students practice conflict resolution skills by participating in a role play involving national representatives working with a UN Mediator. Students reflect on the...
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Working in a Team

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learning how to interact and work cooperatively in a team is an essential skill, both in school and the world beyond the classroom. Pupils use a self-check, group skills worksheet to evaluate their behavior in a recent group situation,...
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Mobile Phones

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Why do we use phones? How does our language change on the phone? Learners practice phone conversations with the dialogues provided. They practice written phone dialogues with a partner, and create and perform phone conversations to...
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Paws in Jobland: An Interview With...

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers listen and watch television or radio interviews in order to learn interviewing skills. They work in pairs, and "interview" their partner to find out about his/her life, job, and any interesting personal facts. Peers...