Creating acceptance of disabilities in the classroom
This book is about a new student who is in a wheelchair A boy who and how the students become friends with him has cerebral palsy meets new friends Talks about autism and questions that A sister talks about children might have her brother who has autism
A fish with a “lucky” finBased on a true story, and another one witha boy with spina bifida memory loss both make friendscompetes in a car race
Sculpture activity: › This involves students put themselves in the shoes of children with disabilities. › Half of the class will be blindfolded and the other half of the class can only use one hand › They will each get a piece of dough and will try to make a sculpture › Ask questions when they are done and talk about the activity
Islands › This is an activity to have the students work together. › The students will be walking around the room and when the music stops they will have to go on an island › Students will work together to get everyone on an island
Survey › The students will go around the room with a survey › They will ask the other students what their favorite color, food, sport, and subject. › Students will tell the rest of the class who they found has something in common with them.