DC Heroes in the Disability Movement

Lesson Plan Three

Instructional Outcomes

Given exposure to primary sources (written, auditory, visual) about Mike Deland, students will be able to:

  • Describe the ways Mike influenced the fight for disability rights.
  • Provide examples of how Mike’s advocacy impacted the lives of disabled people and nondisabled people.
  • Apply their knowledge of Mike to create a media item/product that describes who he was, what he did, and why he is considered a DC disabled hero.

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