Who I Can Be Is up to Me: Lessons in Self-Exploration and Self-Determination for Students with Disabilities in Learning

Who I Can Be Is up to Me: Lessons in Self-Exploration and Self-Determination for Students with Disabilities in Learning

by Gloria D. Campbell-Whatley
     
 

ISBN-10: 087822484X

ISBN-13: 9780878224845

Pub. Date: 04/01/2004

Publisher: Research Press

Geared primarily for students in grades 5-9, but also applicable to high school students, the curriculum consists of this Program Guide and a Student Manual that work in concert to provide an easy-to-use lesson plan format. The Program Guide includes 15 lessons designed to help students learn to conquer their everyday challenges and to become better aware of…  See more details below

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Geared primarily for students in grades 5-9, but also applicable to high school students, the curriculum consists of this Program Guide and a Student Manual that work in concert to provide an easy-to-use lesson plan format. The Program Guide includes 15 lessons designed to help students learn to conquer their everyday challenges and to become better aware of themselves and their self-advocacy needs. The accompanying Student Manual contains 47 learning activities that reinforce the lessons and individualize the curriculum for each learner.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878224845
Publisher:
Research Press
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Lesson 1What does it mean to have a disability in learning?5
Lesson 2Successful people with disabilities13
Lesson 3Characteristics related to disabilities in learning23
Lesson 4Getting into a special education program31
Lesson 5Knowing my strengths and weaknesses37
Lesson 6Problem scenarios and self-advocacy47
Lesson 7Strategies for handling anger55
Lesson 8Dealing with my emotions61
Lesson 9Accepting myself67
Lesson 10Making friends and getting along with others75
Lesson 11Communicating with parents83
Lesson 12Responsibility basics91
Lesson 13Paying attention, focusing, and organizing97
Lesson 14Rejecting discrimination105
Lesson 15Getting a job111
References and resources123
About the author127

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