Learning About Diverse Abilities and Fairness
• Reflection: Think back to when you were a child/teen. What do you feel you were taught about how “visible” a person with a disability should be? Remember, being taught can be with words or actions. If you were not taught with words, what did you understand about how “visible” a person with a disability should be? Was it acceptable to look at the person directly? Did you know or interact with anyone with a disability?
• Report and Respond: Choose three points you feel are most important from the chapter (co-teaching approaches, direct versus indirect supports, one-to-one paraprofessionals).
and respond to it in the following manner:
State the point.
Example – Give an example of how this could be used in your classroom (do not use given examples)
Explain how your example is important to children understanding other children with a disability.