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Learning Disabilities 101

For Teachers 1st - 5th
A quick overview of defining learning disabilities, where they stem from, and how they affect learning.
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Raise Awareness for National Learning Disabilities Month

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Raise awareness of learning disabilities through reading, writing, research, and collaboration.
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Disability Awareness Activity Packet

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
When you have an inclusive classroom it is important to help your general education students understand their peers with disabilities. This packet provides information and activities to assist elementary-aged children in building a...
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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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Multiplication Using the Vaughn Cube

For Teachers 3rd
Learning basic math skills is a must, but it may not be that easy for pupils with learning disabilities. This multiplication lesson uses the Vaughn Cube to help 3rd graders solve single-digit multiplication problems through pictorial...
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Fighting Prejudice and Discrimination against People with Learning Disabilities

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students work to understand learning disabilities and discrimination. In this teaching tolerance lesson, students examine what learning disabilities are and how people are discriminated against.  There are different activities for...
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Learning and Memory

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Why is it that you can remember your childhood best friend's phone number, but not what you had for dinner last night? It is all in how memories are stored, in either short term memory or long term memory. In part five of six lessons...
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Promoting Disability Awareness and Acceptance in Childhood

For Teachers K - 12th
Create a safe and respectful school environment with the help of this special education teaching guide. Offering dozens of instructional ideas and activities for raising awareness and acceptance of children with disabilities, this is a...
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For Teachers 4th - 7th
Young scholars create a three part poster entitled, "Learning Disabilities". The first two parts are two paragraph reports on any two of the learning disabilities featured in the discussion. The final part of the poster is a two...
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A Girl Named Helen Keller

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore human behavior by reading a biography about Helen Keller. In this learning disabilities lesson, students read the book A Girl Named Helen Keller and identify the diseases she was stricken with and the determination it...
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Daily Lesson Plan for a Struggling Reader

For Teachers K - 8th
Strategy-based programs that are executed with consistency are the best for achieving growth in any learner with a learning disability. Here is a seven-step lesson plan that is highly structured and is intended to help learners with...
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Data Binders

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Here is a great resource to support students you have identified early on as needing behavioral or general learning support, particularly if you are practicing a Response to Intervention (RTI) approach. This data binder printable allows...
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Using Poetry in Teaching Reading to Special Education Students

For Teachers 6th - 9th
A series of well-written activities, these lessons prompt middle schoolers reading below grade level (at a second, third, or fourth grade level) to use poetry to practice basic reading skills. They rhyme, build words, make inferences,...
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English Grammar Help, How to Write Correct Sentences

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Here is a neat way to promote independence in your learners with dyslexia. Learners can access this resource for quick tips in writing complete, grammatically correct sentences. It's like a cheat sheet kids can use on their own. To...
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What is Dyslexia?

For Students 9th - 12th
One in five people are affected by dyslexia, yet many do not understand what this identification actually means. Explore the varied ways in which dyslexia affects individuals, and learn about the widespread neurodiversity that exists in...
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Understanding What Reading Is All About: Teaching Materials for Adult Basic Education Learners

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Adult special education learners focus on literacy across 13 detailed lessons. They utilize real-life text interactions to learn about components of reading, word analysis, sight words, fluency, vocabulary, and spelling. There is also a...
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Acceptance of Learning Disabilities

For Teachers K - 12th
Students explore methods to assist them in dealing with their personal learning disabilities. Students meet individually with the teacher to develop a learning plan. They identify the strengths and weaknesses. Strategies are discussed...
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Autism Awareness

For Teachers K - 2nd
Have your class inquire about learning disabilities by identifying their own capabilities. They discuss their interests and hobbies and identify that not everyone has the same skill set now or anytime in the future. They listen as the...
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Disability Awareness Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Class members gain awareness of the challenges people with disabilities face, such as those with vision impairments, autism, or speech and language disabilities, as they progress through a series of engaging and informative learning...
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Walking in Their Shoes

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students explore the challenges of those who have "learning disabilities." They develop a storyboard and create a video which depicts learning disabled students coping with life. Special effects are added to the video scenes, as well as...
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Dyspraxia Presentation

For Teachers Higher Ed
Not really a resource for use in the classroom - this file is a PowerPoint presentation which gives information about Dyspraxia. It is a very interesting presentation because it shares many signs to look for in a person who may be...
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Learning About Special Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The lessons in the second unit in a three-unit series provide students with the historical background of disability education. After reading about events that impacted attitudes towards disabilities and how learners are identified for...
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Eugenics Worksheet

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students become familiar with the vocabulary associated with treatment of disabilities. For this Eugenics lesson, students complete a worksheet on Eugenics and discuss the treatment of people with disabilities in the past and present.
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Diversity in Media: Looking Critically at What We See

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
This learning experience fosters awareness of representations we see, and don't see, in the media. Learners list TV programs, games, and films they enjoy, identify characters' ethnic, religious, (dis)ability, and sexual orientation...

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