The MDA Hop-a-Thon is a disability awareness and educational program that helps teach children the three core values of Awareness, Acceptance and Assistance to others. All Hop-a-thon materials are free to teachers and schools.
Teachers can download a free Hop-a-Thon Teacher’s Guide which includes a five-day complete lesson plan on disability awareness and acceptance, and additional resources for teaching children about disabilities and the importance of helping others.
"I absolutely love helping MDA because they supply our school with a wonderful curriculum that teaches our children about children with disabilities. This is my main reason for choosing this fundraiser—along with the fact that all the money raised goes to help children in our area with a form of muscular dystrophy.
I hope that everyone can find it in their hearts to help this wonderful cause. Remember, even in these trying times, families need support for medical and emotional care. We hope you too will participate in the MDA Hop-a-Thon ."
The Hop-a-Thon lesson plans offer schools a great way to generate positive publicity about the school and community, and to educate the public on disability awareness and diversity.
The five-day Hop-a-Thon lesson plan includes:
After registering, you will have access to the following digital materials (Click the "Resources" icon at the top of the page - you must be logged in to access the resources).
If you have questions about the MDA Hop-a-Thon disability awareness program, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org