Disability Awareness Activities

Instructor: Tammy Galloway

Tammy teaches business courses at the post-secondary and secondary level and has a master's of business administration in finance.

Teachers, use this lesson plan to increase disability awareness. Students will be able to identify equipment and services available at their school, discuss laws for individuals with disabilities, and learn strategies to increase tolerance of their needs.

Disability Awareness Activities

Individual with disabilities desire respect for their abilities, want to be treated fairly, and given ample opportunities. The following activities explores how individuals with disabilities utilize equipment and services to enhance their abilities. Students will also review two federal laws to protect individuals with disabilities from discrimination. They'll also learn how to increase tolerance by exploring various tools and techniques.

Equipment and Services for Students with Disabilities

Students will complete a tour of their school and identify specific equipment for students with disabilities or complete an interview with administration to discuss specific services for this population.

Materials

  • Clipboards
  • Paper
  • Pencils

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