Arago: Exhibits



6c John Wesley Powell single

John Wesley Powell, historical figure, with a disability.

29c AIDS Awareness single

AIDS and other health disorders often lead to a disability.

United States Master Collection, Scott 69

George Washington was possibly the first person with a disability to be displayed on a stamp!

There are many ways teachers can approach the subject of Disability Awareness. Endless resources are on the web with ideas for activities and what topic would be useful to discuss for certain grade and age levels. This teachers’ guide structures classroom teaching through object-learning. Students see and understand history through the lens of stamps and in turn consider what parts of history should be included in stamps.