Teaching Students with Physical Disabilities (page: 4 of 6)

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  • Using Talking Calculators as an Educational Assistive Aid
    A talking calculator can verify the accuracy of keys pressed and give feedback to the user while making calculations. A talking calculator is an inexpensive and invaluable device for those with disabilities struggling with math at school.
  • Modifying Gym Class to Include Students With Special Needs
    Inclusive education requires that modifications be made so that all students may participate in the curriculum. For students with physical disabilities, this means adaptive physical education. With guidance and imagination, all students can enjoy gym class.
  • Common Factors of Students with Orthopedic Impairment
    Many terms can be used to describe groups of disabilities. The term 'orthopedic impairment' describes impairments due to congenital anomalies, diseases, or other causes. Read about common characteristics of orthopedic impairment and types of treatments used to help children with specific conditions.
  • Teacher Tips for Including Students with Down Syndrome
    Studies show children with Down Syndrome benefit from inclusion in the regular classroom. However, one of the risks of inclusion is that children will be placed in the mainstream classroom without proper inclusion strategies to learn in that environment. Here are some tips for successful inclusion.
  • Teaching Dance at School to Children With Special Needs
    This is a great lesson plan for teaching dance to children with physical disabilities. To make this lesson a winner, you need a strong focus on inclusion, your own creativity as a teacher, and some funky music to get everyone bopping away!
  • Tips for Teaching Children with Oral Dyspraxia to Use a Straw
    Teaching straw drinking to children with certain disabilities means thinking first about the reasons that a child may struggle with their oral skills and then developing practical teaching strategies to counter these difficulties. Children with oral dyspraxia often have trouble in this area.
  • Strategies for Teaching Children With Disabilities How to Ride a Bike
    The open road, wind blowing your hair, the freedom of independent movement - who wouldn't love riding a bike? This article explores the strategies for teaching children with certain physical and/or learning disabilities how to ride a bike - safely and enjoyably! Ride on...
  • How Play Cards One-Handed: Easy Adaptive Equipment
    So how do you play a game of cards if you can only use one hand, and your budget is not huge? Simple! You look in your bathroom and use what is available. This article details how to make adaptive equipment using what is around you everyday.
  • Games and Activities for Special Needs Learners - Outdoors and Active
    Being outdoors and joining in some active games is great for special needs learners. Physical and personal skills come into play with teamwork and communication activities for students, as your learners begin to work together to complete tasks and enjoy the fun.
  • Recreation Tips for Students with Physical Disabilities
    Recreation is important in every student's life. Creating an activity plan for students with physical disabilities will improve their physical health, cognitive abilities and social peer relationships. Students with physical disabilities need to play and have fun just like any other student.
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