Grades 7-9 / Friday / Celebrating Special Needs

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    Lesson Plans for Disability (2019)

    Celebrating Special Gifts

    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-5-7-9-curriculum.pdf

Service Projects

Ride On Therapeutic Riding Center

Help students with disabilities while they ride, and help with horse care and barn cleanup.  Contact: [email protected]
rideon.org/volunteer_opportunities.html

Resources

Yes I Can! - Link

3-minute Paralympics 2016 video

Lizzy Velasquez - Link

13-minute TEDx talk by the woman labeled "the ugliest woman in the world"

My Name is Deformed - Link

6-minute video explains how a simple surgery can change lives and identities

Carly's Cafe: An Experience with Autism - Link

2-minute video offers a glimpse of life with autism

Don't Be Awkward: How to Interact with People with Disabilities - Link

3.5-minute video offers practical tips to be kind toward people with disabilities

The Butterfly Circus - Link

23 minute short film starring Eduardo Verastegui and Nick Vujicic

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