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Learning About Physical Disabilities


A person with a physical disability moves or uses a part of their body in a different way than the way you may be familiar with. A person with a physical disability may use special devices to help them do the things they want to do. We talked in class about people with disabilities doing remarkable things, including a person communicating by using a computer and a person skiing with the use of an adaptive ski. ~Understanding Disabilities teaches about physical disabilities in first grade.


sea star bulletWe like to be helpful when we see a person with a disability. Why should you always ask before helping?

It is important to ask first so you’ll know if the person wants help.