Ways to Connect with a Special Needs Classmate

How a special needs student is perceived by peers is usually the most crucial aspect on whether that student will be successful in a class.  A teacher can do some things to help with the inclusion process, but when older students use the methods described in this video to do their part, the classroom environment will be less intimidating and more successful for a special needs student.

Understanding a Classmate with a Physical Disability

Oftentimes understanding another person’s situation is easier to empathize with when you view it from the inside out.  This video addresses how older students with physical disabilities want to be understood as well as some ways their peers can see what it is like to have a physical disability.

Understanding a Classmate with a Hidden Disability

Because hidden disabilities are not easily understandable, this video provides older students with a better understanding of how these disabilities affect their classmates and their ability to .