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  1.   Yes We Can! Students with Autism & Downs-Syndrome on the Drums!
Yes We Can! Students with Autism & Downs-Syndrome on the Drums! Page Views: 2932 Objective: To increase active participation for students with profound special needs through experiential, hands-on musical activities. Students with profound special needs often have a difficult time relating to the "outside" environment. Both teachers & educators note that these...
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    Grade Level: K-12

  2.   Wheelchair Obstacle Course
...e] Monday, December 29, 2014 It is so awesome to see lessons on disability awareness! I teach elementary PE. Every year I do a disability awareness day at my school. I bring in speakers to talk to the students about awareness, inclusion, acceptance of differences. My youngest daughter was born with Down syndrome. She was my first speaker. The kids loved her and ask about her often! Thank you! rita mckerring [Report Abuse] Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Hi Mary, im looking for a lesson template that goes over the basic parts of a sport wheelchair and how to use and or manuever one for elememtary school students grades 1 to 5. T...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  3.   Buggy Rides
...nd Thank You. Children with motor impairments can spend more time riding in the buggy. This activity has worked well for autistic children, who benefit from activities that involve gross motor skills such as pushing and pulling. This activity has been observed to calm some very active children with Downs syndrome as they are pulled in the baskets. Assessment Ideas: Students should work together safely and politely. Riders should acknowledge their horse by communicating with them, i.e., "giddy-up." The horse should acknowledge the rider by waiting until the rider is ready. | More Email Lesson Printer Friendly Submitted b...
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    Grade Level: Pre-K

  4.   Self Potrait with Favorite Things
..."In my portrait I used ________ for my _________ because________________." I mount the portrait with the explanation for an eye-catching exhibit. (It's cool to see what new trends the students are into.) Accommodations/Modifications/Addressing Individualized Needs Sally is a 5th grade student with Downs Syndrome and moderate mental retardation with a measured IQ if 45, Sally is able to read only a few functional words, recognizes numbers and can only write her name from memory. She likes to watch television but her mother is concerned that she likes to watch cartoons and Sesame Street. She would like her to develop an...
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    Grade Level: 3-12

  5.   Simulated Genetic Counseling Session
...nselor to come as guest speaker. II. Students (in teams of 4-5) complete a family history (pedigree) for a family with a genetic condition. Chose condition from list teacher provides, or from more well-known conditions, such as achondroplasia, cystic fibrosis, hemophilia, Huntington disease, Marfan syndrome, dwarfism, Down syndrome, Fragile-X syndrome, Tay-Sachs disease, sickle cell anemia, neurofibromatosis, etc. The session goal is to understand the genetic counseling process, not the diagnostic process and medical facts per se, although these are likely to emerge. A family history form, if available, from a genetic c...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  6.   Explaining Genetics Disorders
...to create a flyer. Lesson Sequence Day 1 1. Introduce the project to the class by posing the question: Thousands of genetics disorders are passed from generation to generation. Almost everyone has a friend or relative who has a heredity condition such as sickle cell, cystic fibrosis, or Tourette's syndrome. Genetics counseling is a service for people seeking information about a possible genetics disorder or disease. Through genetics counseling people can find out how a disorder may affect them or their children and what types of treatments are available. What basic information about each disorder would a counselor need...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  7.   No is No, Si is Yes
...2 Grade Copyright Year: 1998 Genre: Realistic Fiction Synopsis: Emma has a new brother, Isaac. At first, she didn't want him, but her and her dad thought of fun things that they could do together. She decided that having a brother wouldn't' be so bad. But one day, they received word that Isaac had Down syndrome. Emma was scared Isaac wouldn't be able to do all the fun things she had planned, but she was wrong! Theme: Down syndrome Activity 1 Source: Leanne Rakestraw Objective: The students will write about Emma's feelings. Activity: Have the students write about Emma's feelings throughout the book. How do they change d...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  8.   Inside Story: Your Body, Your Health
...affects of the disease; transfusions and blood exchanges) What treatment did Infinity receive? (bone marrow transplant) Why was her story significant? (She received one of the first unrelated donor transplants for this disease.) Why is sickle cell disease considered a genetic disease? (It is passed down from parents.) Explain how it is inherited. If you have a gene for sickle cell, does this mean you will automatically get it? (No, a person must receive two copies of the defective gene.) Ask students to name other genetic disorders or conditions. Write their answers on the board. Examples may include Down syndrome, cyst...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  9.   Karyotype Puzzle
...on of gametes and zygotes, errors are made and individuals are born with additional or missing chromosomes. The word Trisomy in a disorders name indicates that there are three copies of a particular chromosome instead of two. Probability of Being Born With Specific Chromosomal Disorders Trisomy 21 (Down) Trisomy 18 (Edwards) Trisomy 13 (Patau) 47,XXY (Kleinfelters) 47,XYY 47,XXX 45,X 1 in 700 1 in 3000 1 in 5000 1 in 1000 males 1 in 1000 males 1 in 1000 females 1 in 5000 females The most common chromosomal disorder is Trisomy 21, more commonly known as Down Syndrome. Symptoms of Trisomy 21 include individuals with a bro...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  10.   Similarities Awareness Lesson Plan (Pre-K through 2)
...sabelle and Charlie?? Write the comments on the board in the similarities part of the Venn diagram: Similarities: same age play together every Friday like to draw and paint like to dance both cry when they forget to share or when their feelings are hurt eat cheerios and drink apple juice like to go down the slide like to slide down on their own 4) Ask the students: ?If you are a fast runner and your friend cannot run as fast as you can, how would you play together outside? What if your friend uses a wheelchair? What are some ways you could play with each other during recess?? Have the students share their ideas out loud...
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    Grade Level: K-2


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