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Disability Etiquette

In this article, Disability Rights and Resources outlines appropriate behavior, conversational cues, and common courtesies to internalize and enact when spending time with a person with a disability.
Grade Level
Disability Rights and Resources
Topic
Social Justice Domain
LESSON

Understanding Disabilities

This lesson helps students increase knowledge about people with disabilities and explore ways to sensitively communicate with people with disabilities.
Grade Level
Topic
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
SEL
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domain
LESSON

What is a Disability?

This lesson helps students increase knowledge about people with disabilities and explore ways to sensitively communicate with people with disabilities.
Grade Level
Topic
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
SEL
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domain
LEARNING PLAN

Disabilities in the Classroom

  • What is a disability?
  • How can you, as a student, help another student with a disability?
  • How are students with disabilities different? How are they the same as students without disabilities?
  • What are some appropriate ways to interact with students with disabilities?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Topic
    Social Justice Domains
    ARTICLE

    Making Disability Explicit

    In order to teach tolerance, a teacher must proactively bring in those who are typically left out of the mainstream. With the 2010 release of the HBO movie about her life, Temple Grandin may be going mainstream. But autism remains an enigma to most people. So I was thrilled when my student teacher, Eva Oliver, prepared a lesson about Temple Grandin and her work as a livestock equipment designer at the beginning of National Autism Awareness Month.
    LEARNING PLAN

    Disabilities within Sports

  • Can anyone really play sports?
  • How can we celebrate what we have in common while also honoring our differences?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Science & Health
    Topic
    Social Justice Domains