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Museum of DisABILITY History

Supplemental Information

This page contains information on different types of disabilities, a glossary of terms, and additional student forms and handouts to use in classroom settings.

Glossary of Terms:
Elementary (K-3) (pdf)
Grades 4-8 (pdf)
Grades 9-12 (pdf)

Additional Forms and Handouts
Accessibility Survey - Allows students to test the accessibility of their school to determine the overall “accessibility score” of the building. (pdf)
Adaptive Sports and Recreational Activities - A packet of information on various adaptive sports and activities for people with disabilities. (pdf)
Braille: Deciphering the Code - An informational packet describing the basics of Braille (pdf)
Independent Living Aids - A packet of information of various aids and adaptive equipment for people with disabilities. (pdf)
List of Acceptable Terms - A list of acceptable versus unacceptable terminology to use when referring to people with disabilities. (pdf)
Myths and Misconceptions Quiz - A true or false quiz on common misconceptions of people with disabilities. (pdf)
Myths and Misconceptions Answer Key - Answers and discussion points for the myths quiz (pdf)
Symbol of Access - Student handout. (pdf)
Ticket out the Door - Student handout to be used for “ticket out the door” questions provided with each lesson. (pdf)