Programs that:


Build Classroom Community

Break Down Stereotypes

Celebrate Differences

Recognize Prejudices

Promote Awareness

Inspire Empathy

Welcome to Changing Perspectives

Changing Perspectives is a national 501(c)3 non profit organization. We provide schools and other organizations with disability awareness programming through a combination of curriculum materials, consultations and professional development trainings. Changing Perspectives engages students in open dialogue and real-world experiences to promote disability awareness and foster inclusive communities. 

We invite you to explore our website to learn more about the importance of our work, our programs’ impacts, our services, and our process for becoming a Changing Perspectives partner? Contact us for a customized quote.

Books that Teach Empathy

 Learning About Differences

Changing Perspectives offers disability awareness content in a variety of formats and for a range of grades.


  • Our PreK Empathy & Kindness curriculum is an activity-based program that gives schools the tools, resources, and support to implement activities and lessons that align with social-emotional goals for early learning.
  • Our flagship K-8 program is divided into three learning levels: grades K-2, grades 3-5, and grades 6-8. The program provides educators with a variety of curriculum resources, including original lesson plans, book lists, video links, literature units, simulation experiences, reflection activities, and more. 
  • Our High School Disability Awareness curriculum is designed to inspire an evolution from awareness to understanding to action. The program is divided into two main sections: Awareness and Call To Action.

Latest News

“Changing Perspectives replaces the misconceptions of disability with the vocabulary of empathy” – A Father, teacher, & donor

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A Transformed School Community

Diane Siegel of Woodside, CA is an inclusion advocate and a Changing Perspectives champion! A former school administrator and classroom educator,...

Tips for Parents & Caregivers on How to Talk to Kids About Differences

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