Increasing Disability Awareness and Sensitivity

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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 stereotypes. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Consider the abilities and disabilities of class members and consider how the exercises will impact them
Classroom Considerations

  • The resource presumes a protocol for the safe and respectful discussion of sensitive issues has been established
Pros

  • The 75-page packet includes an overview of the curriculum, lesson plans, worksheets, PowerPoint presentations, activities, vocabulary lists, and references
Cons

  • None
Common Core