What contributes to living well? good health nice companion positive attitude enough money
Whats wrong with the person in the following pictures? What difficulties do they have ? What do they use to try to overcome these difficulties?
leg crippled=/ lame walking stick ear deaf hearing aid
eye blind walking stick\ guide dog lower body paralyzed wheelchair
mouth mute/dumb sign language brain weak-minded ---
--- They are disabled people --- They are disabled. --- They are people with disabilities --- They have disabilities
---There are a good ______ disabled people in the world. Some of them are p_______ disabled. Some of them are m________disabled. Life is very t_____ for them. As you can i_______, they face a lot of difficulties and dangers in their daily life in order to l___ well. In s____ of their disabilities, still some made great a_______________ in their field. hysically entally ough magine ivepite many chievements
Do you know any famous people who are disabled? What achievements do they made?
Steven Hawking 1942 England Speech impaired, can only move one of his fingers Physicist / mathematician made a research in the beginning of space, matter and time. and his famous book On History of Time used to be a best seller.
Helen Keller 1880-1968 United States blind and dumb educator/writer
She learn to read Braille ( ), to speak and write.Finished the studies in Radcliff College. Became famous writer --- Three days To See.
Franklin Roosevelt 1882- 1945, America. the 32nd, 33rd and 34th president, and was selected the 35th a year before he died. The only one who was selected the president four times in American history. a disease in legs and had to use wheel chair
Beethoven (1770 --1827) Germany Deaf famous musician The fifth Symphony
Vincent Van Gogh (18531890) Holland Epilepsy Impressionist painter
Zhang Haidi has no feeling below the waist, uses a wheel chair writer translator
Hu yizhou 1978---,China some problems in his brain. His IQ is only 30. A famous conductor (
Sanglan 1981 --, China. a famous gymnast ( ).She got seriously hurt in a competition and cant stand. She helped to bid 2008 Olympic Games and helped organize the Paralympics
the disabled people confidence What spirits and characteristics make the disabled successful? belief will determination patienc e optimism independence Pair work:
Theyre broken in body but firm in spirit.
Read the pre-reading carefully and find out what is Family Village? & what is its function?
Whats the purpose of the website? To give __________a chance to tell their stories. the disabled
1. Marty has a muscle disease. Fast reading 1. Whats wrong with Marty? 2. Find the main idea for each paragraph.
2. The main idea of each paragraph Para 1: Para 2: Para 3: Para 4: Para 5: An introduction to Marty and his disease The advantages of his disease Marty met a lot of difficulties at school How his life has become easier How his disability developed
Careful reading Para 1~3 1. When did Marty fall ill? 2. What kind of disease is it? How can Marty deal with his disease? 3. How can Marty deal with his disease? 4. Make a list of problems caused by his disabilities.
1. When did Marty fall ill? At about 10 2. What kind of disease is it? It is an unknown disease./a rare disease. It is an unknown disease./a rare disease. How can Marty deal with his disease?3. How can Marty deal with his disease? He has learned to adopt to his disability. 4. Make a list of problems caused by his disabilities.
1. weak and cant run or climb stairs as quickly as others 2. clumsy and often drop things or bump into furniture 3. cant play football 4. has missed a lot of school 5. felt stupid because of being behind the others
Para 4 1.Why does his life become easier at high school? 2. What kind of thing does Marty do in order to make his life happy and satisfying?
1. Why does his life become easier at high school? Because his fellow students have accepted him. 2. What kind of thing does Marty do in order to make his life happy and satisfying? enjoys writing and computer programming. goes to movies and football matches with friends looks after pets.
Para 5 1.In what ways does his disability help him? 2. What advice does he give the healthy children?
1.In what ways does his disability help him? Disability has helped him grow stronger psychologically and become more independent. 2. What advice does he give the healthy children?
Marty tells the non-disabled : Dont feel sorry for the disabled. Dont make fun of them. Dont ignore them. Accept them for who they are. Give them encouragment to live a rich and full life. All in all, ______ and __________. acceptencourage
difficulties __ ______ _________ that makes him very weak _________and cant ____ or ______ stairs as quickly as other people To work for a ____ ____ ______ ______ A muscle disease disease ambition achievement Weak/clumsy run climb Invented a ________ __________computer game firm that develops software
motto To live one day ___ _____ ______ Dont ___ _____ _____the disabled or ____ _____ ____them but ______them and give them__________________ to live a full and rich life. hobby advice Going to the ________and ___________ ___________ and keeping _______ moviesfootball matchespets at a time feel sorry for make fun ofaccept encouragement
What kind of person do you think Marty is? Marty seems to be a fairly positive person who considers he has a good life. He is realistic about his disability, but doesnt let this stop him doing as much as he can. He is a psychologically strong independent boy. Discussion
From Martys inspiring story, what have you learned? 1: We should be p_______ with people with d__________. We shouldnt get a________ just because they are slow. 2: We shouldnt f______sorry for them. That might h_____ them. 3: We should help them in a c_______ way. 4: We should e_________ them when they feel d____. 5.Just having a disability doesnt mean your life is not s_________. 6.Everyone can live w____ even if he has a disability. atient isabilitiesnnoyed eel urt lever ncourageown atisfying ell
Discussion From Martys inspiring story, what have you learned from? 1: We should be patient with people with disabilities. We shouldnt get annoyed just because they are slow. 2: We shouldnt feel sorry for them. That might hurt them. 3: We should help them in a clever way. 4: We should encourage them when they feel down. 5.Just having a disability doesnt mean your life is not satisfying. 6.Everyone can live well even if he has a disability.
Disabilities can be visible or invisible. People with invisible disabilities don t look disabled. Depression, sleep disorders and learning difficulty are invisible disabilities. No matter what disability one has, life is not easy. They have many difficulties to overcome, but if they keep in mind they can also live well, even achieve great success.
People do not lack strength, they lack will. ---Hugo ( ) , Chances favor the minds that are prepared. ---Pasteur ( ) Every man is the master of his own fortune. ---R. Steels ( ) Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance. ---Samuel Johnson ( )
Even for a withered flower, it longs to contribute all of its fragrance. Even it is a broken tree, it longs to contribute all of its shade.