Goal: To give students an understanding of the accessibility barriers faced by persons with disabilities.
Objectives: • Students will understand what accessibility means. • Students will examine and grade their own school’s accessibility. • Students will identify accessibility as a human right.
Essential Question: Is my school accessible to people with disabilities?
Resources: • Chart paper, black or whiteboard • Slips of paper with the identities • Handout: Accessibility Checklist (see pages 4-5) • Handout: Eliminating Stereotypes, Words Do Matter (see pages 6-7) • Pen/Pencil, clipboards for groups • Handouts of Article 9 from the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Time Frame: 1-2 Class Periods