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ERIC Number: ED015589
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962
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A CURRICULUM FOR THE MENTALLY RETARDED YOUNG ADULT.
SNIFF, WILLIAM F.
THIS BOOK PRESENTS AN OUTLINE OF A SPECIAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM FOR COMMUNITY OR INSTITUTIONAL SECONDARY SCHOOLS. THE INTRODUCTION OUTLINES AN EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY THAT ACTUAL EXPERIENCES, SUCH AS FIELD TRIPS, REAL MATERIALS (CHECKS, PAYROLL SLIPS), ARE INDISPENSIBLE IN TEACHING THE RETARDED ABOUT REAL LIFE SITUATIONS. THE FIRST TWO CHAPTERS DELINEATE GENERAL AND SPECIFIC PROGRAM OBJECTIVES AND FACTORS IMPORTANT TO APPROPRIATE PLACEMENT IN THE SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM IN THE HIGH SCHOOL. THE CURRICULUM ITSELF IS PRESENTED IN TEN UNITS WITH SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES, CONTENT OUTLINE AND SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES FOR THESE TOPICS--(1) UNDERSTANDING THE COMMUNITY, (2) USING COMMUNITY RESOURCES, (3) SELF CARE AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT, (4) GETTING AND KEEPING A JOB, (5) THE FAMILY, (6) MAKING FRIENDS, (7) MONEY, (8) CLOTHING, (9) RECREATION AND USE OF LEISURE TIME, AND (10) SAFETY. SEPARATE CHAPTERS LIST (1) FILM TITLES AND SOURCES OF MOVIES AND MATERIALS, AND (2) THE ADDRESSES OF MOVIE COMPANIES AND OTHER RESOURCE MATERIALS. A FINAL CHAPTER SOLICITS READERS' EVALUATIONS OF THE CURRICULUM. THIS DOCUMENT WAS PUBLISHED BY CHARLES C THOMAS, SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS $6.75. (DF)
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