Sunday, November 01, 2009

Schools program increases awareness of disabilities

Students put on blindfolds to simulate vision impairment during the recent Welcome To My World workshop, led by Connie Johnson, at Oak Creek Elementary School. The program is part of the curriculum for all LOSD third and fourth grade students.

A successful program in one Oregon school district provides an event where students don blindfolds or use wheelchairs to help them develop empathy for what their fellow students with disabilities experience day to day. The Welcome to My World Disability Awareness Program, in place for 15 years, is required for district students in third or fourth grade. The Lake Oswego Review (Ore.)

1 comment:

Anakkhas said...

good pos...

from malaysia.

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