Disability Awareness Activities

This Disability Awareness Activities activity & project also includes:

Through a series of hands-on activities, class members gain awareness about such disabilities as hearing impairment and blindness, as well as the need for accessibility and inclusion when faced with these conditions.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Considerations

  • While the worksheets in this packet identify various types of disabilities, stereotypes, and disability services, it doesn't do much to discuss the severity and emotional impact of these conditions. This is key to gaining a real awareness of disabilities
Pros

  • Quizzes and activities provide excellent discussion starters
  • Includes worksheets to support each activity
Cons

  • Activities listed are fairly general, and may require some modifications to make the experiences more meaningful
Common Core