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48 reviewed resources for americans with disabilities act

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Women's History Activator: Eleanor Roosevelt Video
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Understanding My Rights and Responsibilities

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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,...
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Disability Awareness Activity Packet

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th Standards
Bring awareness to disabilities with a packet consisting of a variety of activities designed to inform scholars about disabilities—autism, hearing impairments, physical disabilities, and more! Learners test their communication skills,...
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Create A Ramp Design

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Ramp up a design challenge. Class members design ramps to meet a client's requirements to comply with the American with Disabilities Act. The scholars create a scaled graph of their designs and determine the equations of the lines on...
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Increasing Disability Awareness and Sensitivity

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
Designed to promote disability awareness and sensitivity, the five lessons and activities in this packet provide class members with information about disabilities, and with models of behaviors and language that help to break down...
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Bill of Rights -- Americans with Disabilities Act

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners focus on the First and Ninth Amendments of the Bill of Rights. Before visiting a museum, they examine the Americans with Disabilities Act. During the visit, they work together with a museum member to watch a video and get...
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Increasing My Self-Awareness

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After watching a PowerPoint about famous people with disabilities, class members begin a Self-Awareness research project about their own abilities and disabilities. Included in the project is information about people who have similar...
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Americans with Disabilities Act

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students identify the major points of the Americans with Disabilities Act. They discuss are the types of barriers that might need to be overcome in the first three Titles, the accommodations that might help overcome the barriers, and how...
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Helen Keller: Author, Advocate, and Activist

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Have you ever had to work through a disability or shortcoming? Scholars analyze the life and impact of author, advocate, and activist Helen Keller. After researching photos, video clips, and primary sources, individuals form a written...
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Improving My Communication Skills

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewThe two lessons in the fifth unit in this series are designed to help students with disabilities improve their communication skills. The first lesson has class members practice strategies and skills for appropriate communication. They...
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Assessing My Progress and Portfolio

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Celebration time! The final unit in a 10-unit series asks learners to review their work and assess their progress. They complete another YOU! Scale and ME! Scale worksheet and compare the results with the worksheets they created at the...
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Advocating For My Needs After High School

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A three-lesson unit teaches learners with special needs how to advocate for their needs after high school. Class members review appropriate was to disclose their disability during interviews and applications, and how to request...
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Advocating For My Needs in High School

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Understanding My Individualized Education Program

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The final unit the series helps learners become familiar with the major components and vocabulary in their IEPs. Using a KWL chart, class members record information about their IEPs and set goals for themselves.
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Civil Rights and Americans with Disabilities

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students apply the principles of American democracy to people with disabilities. They analyze how individuals and groups in American society have struggled to achieve the liberties and equality promised in the principles of American...
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Taking Down Syndrome to School

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Teach your class about the ways they can befriend and understand people who are different from them with a reading comprehension lesson. As youngsters read Taking Down Syndrome to School by Jenna Glatzer, they answer a series of...
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The ADA, the Supreme Court, and Self-Advocacy

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students study the role the Supreme Court plays in laws and decisions that affect individuals with disabilities and examine the policies of the American with Disabilities Act. They draw parallels between policies enacted by the ADA and...
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Developing My Resources

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners with special needs create Summary of Performance (SOP), a written document which describes their disability, its impact on their daily life, ways they have learned to compensate, their personal strengths, and their goals. The...
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American Law: Origins, Development, Types, Examples, and Procedures

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between a civil and criminal judicial proceeding? Learners follow the history of law back to the Code of Hammurabi, and differentiate between various types of laws in American society.
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Investigating School Safety and Slope

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Learners investigate the slope of various stairways through a "news report" approach and employ mathematical knowledge of applied slope to report on wheelchair accessibility and adherence to Americans with Disabilities Act. They...
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Lesson Plans for Teaching Self-Determination

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How do we prepare kids, especially those with disabilities, for life after school, for the workplace, for independent living? This 96-page packet is loaded with self-assessment surveys, with skill builders, with information about rules,...
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Evaluating the Accessibility of Polling Places

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students design ways to accommodated voters with disabilities. In this creative problem solving instructional activity, students use the ADA checklist for polling places and universal design principles to evaluate a polling place. They...
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Technology: Biomedical Engineering

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in activities simulating various disabilities. After discussions, they work in teams to devise or improve on adaptive devices for people with disabilities. They include drawings of the tools they design and explain...
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How To: Talk To Your Doctor

For Students 3rd - 12th
Here is another great how-to video offered by Mary Allison Cook for those who require use of a wheelchair. Cook offers tricks she has learned over the years to create a positive doctor's visit. 
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School Segregation

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Young historians explore monumental events in the history of school segregation in the United States, such as Brown v. Board of Education and the Little Rock Nine. They conclude with an experiential activity by delivering an argument in...