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Reading Comprehensions - Special Education High Interest Reading
     What Is a Disability? (Hi/Lo Grades 3-4)
     The MDA Carnival Package Arrives (Hi/Lo Grades 3-4)
     Dream Catcher - The Life of Ernie Pepion (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     The Backwards Letters (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     A Painful Decision (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Ripples of Giving - The Eagle Mount Story (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     The Letter (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     The Hidden Problem (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Take Me Out to the Ball Game, Part 1 (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Take Me Out to the Ball Game, Part 2 (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Take Me Out to the Ball Game, Part 3 (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Vision Quest, Part 1 (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Vision Quest, Part 2 (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Being Deaf (Hi/Lo Grades 4-5)


Short Reading Comprehensions
Very Quick Readers
     What Is Braille? (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     What Is a Prosthesis? (Very Quick Reader; Grades 6-8 Readability)

Short Readers
     No Limits (Short Reader; Grades 4-5 Readability)
     What Is a Hearing Aid? (Short Reader; Grade 4-6 Readability)

Spanish
     ¿Qué es un audífono? (grades 4-6)


What would YOU do?
     I Wish... (Grades 2-4)
     Loyalty vs. Friendship: Do You Have to Choose? (Grades 3-6)
     Disability or Different Abilities? (Grades 5-8)


Make a Daily Disability Activity Lesson Plan Book
        Daily Disability Activity Lesson Plan Book


Reading Comprehensions
Fiction
     My Brother Is in a Wheelchair! (Grades 1-2)
     A Special Dog (Grades 1-3)
     Jen's Journal (Grades 2-3)
     The New Girl (Grades 2-3)
     Alice's Spring (Grades 2-4)
     A Special Dog (Grades 3-4)
     Taylor Finds Her Smile (Grades 3-5)
     Working Together, Part 1 (Grades 3-5)
     Working Together, Part 2 (Grades 3-5)
     Asperger's Syndrome (Grades 5-6)
     Second Chances, Part 1 (Grades 5-6)
     Second Chances, Part 2 (Grades 5-6)
     A Rolling Optimist or a Seated Pessimist (Grades 5-6)

Non-Fiction
     Clear Talk (Grades 2-3)
     Chris Burke - A Success Story (Grades 4-6)
     Down Syndrome (Grades 5-6)
     Blind Doctor (Grades 5-6)
     A World in Black, White, and Gray (Grades 5-7)
     What Is LD? (Grades 6-8)
     An Average School for an LD Student (Grades 6-8)
     Gift of Horses (Grades 7-8)
     A Dream Come True: ICODA (Grades 7-9)
     Polio and FDR's Disability (Grades 8-9)
     Special Olympics (Grades 9-12)
     Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Grades 9-12)

Spanish
     La nueva niña (grades 2-3)
     Síndrome de Asperger (grades 5-6)
     Hablar claro (grades 2-6)
     Un mundo en blanco, negro y gris (grades 5-7)


Leveled Books
          Jenna Uses a Wheelchair (PDF file)
          Chris Can't Hear (PDF file)
     Disabilities Theme: A Special Dog (PDF file)
            Buddy, the First American Seeing Eye Dog
            A Very Special Child: Down Syndrome


Play
     The Girl in the Wheelchair (A Play; Grades 3-4)


Finish the Story
     Reaching Out (Grade 3)
     Challenges (Grade 3)
     The Big Wheel Is in a Wheelchair (Grades 3-6)
     A New Day, a New Life (Grades 4-6)
     I Got It (Grades 6-8)


Book Units
    The Black Book of Colors (Grades K-3)
    Hank Zipzer: Day of the Iguana (Grades 3-5)
    Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key (Grades 4-6)
    My Name is Brian (Grades 4-6)
    Stuck in Neutral (Grades 4-6)
    The Missing Manatee (Grades 4-6)
    Things That Are (Grades 4-6)
    Timothy of the Cay (Grades 4-6)
    Feathers (Grades 4-7)
    Rules (Grades 4-7)
    Al Capone Shines My Shoes (Grades 4-8)
    Heidi (Grades 4-8)
    Dancing Carl (Grades 5-9)
    The Acorn People (Grades 9-11)
    The Story of My Life (Grades 9-12)


Conversations - Foreign Languages
     The Chain of Hope - French and English


Document Based Activities
     Document Based Activities


Compare and Contrast
        Dog Traits: Compare and contrast service dogs and pet dogs. (Grades 1-2)

Dog Traits: Compare and contrast service dogs and pet dogs. (Grades 1-2)



Glyphs
        Disabilities Theme Unit Glyph


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