Grades 4-6 / Friday / Celebrating Special Needs

    Lesson Plans for Disability (2019)

    Celebrating Special Needs

    Students will learn to recognize the beauty and dignity of human life in each person, even those people who have different abilities or special needs. Students will recognize their own needs and vulnerabilities and will develop greater understanding and recognition of the wide variety of gifts God has given to each of his children.

    Day-5-4-6-curriculum.pdf

Service Projects

Shane’s Inspiration

The Shane’s Buddy program matches youth with children who have a disability.
Contact: [email protected]
shanesinspiration.org/volunteer/

Resources

Yes I Can! - Link

3-minute Paralympics 2016 video

99 Balloons 6-minute video - Link

Elliott, born with Trisomy 18, who lived a remarkable 99 days

Dear Future Mom of Kids with Downs Syndrome - Link

2.5-minute video from kids who have Down syndrome

We Are Beautiful - Link

1.5-minute video of conjoined twins who know they are beautiful

Amazing High School Gymnast 2-minute video - Link

With just 1 leg, she competes in regular competitions

Gabe Adams - Link

5-minute video of a remarkable young man born without arms or legs

Paul Smith - Link

4.5-minute video of an elderly man who doesn't let his cerebral palsy stop him

Dyslexia Experience - Link

Students can see what it is like to read with dyslexia

Learn what it is like to have ADHD - Link

Website uses the Stroop Effect

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