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175 resources with the concept disabilities

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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the role of media when dealing with the disabled. They participate in a community audit of different facilities and how they help the disabled.
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What's In A Name?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the different types of language that is used to refer to people with disabilities. They discuss the influence others have on values and attitudes. They examine how the language has changed over time.
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A Woman's Crusade: Dorothea Dix

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the life and reform efforts of Dorothea Dix on behalf of people with disabilities. They also examine the role of women in the 1840s and 1850s. They discover different sources of examples of citizen's rights.
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The Charity Model of Disability

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the ways charities such as the March of Dimes collect funds. They analyze the perceptions people have about these charities and evaluate sources of citizen's rights.
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Experience the Challenge of Being Pete Gray

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students view films, photographs and engage in an empathy-building exercise to become familiar with Pete Gray, the first one-armed major league player. They read an interview and write an essay about Gray's career.
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If I Were....I Could Still...

For Teachers K
Students determine if people with certain disabilities are capable of doing different activities, and try to think of ways to adapt activities so that everyone could participate.
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For Teachers K
Students recall and discuss as a whole group what they enjoyed learning about on their field trip to PACE, draw a picture depicting their favorite thing they saw on the field trip, and copy at least one dictated sentence describing their...