ERIC Number: ED210524
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Skill Activities for Independent Living (SAIL). A Curriculum for Developmentally Disabled Adolescents and Adults.
California State Univ., Los Angeles. Center for Mental Retardation.
This curriculum for developmentally disabled adolescents and adults contains assessment conditions and performance criteria for evaluating client acquisition of a total of 646 independent living skills in five areas. While the content of the curriculum is in an area known as independent living, it is also prevocational in as much as it covers a broad base of generalized cognitive, psychomotor, and social skills necessary to finding and holding a job. Included among the skill areas addressed in the curriculum are the following: personal management (grooming, travel, health and safety, telephone use, personal identification cards); social development (self-identity, interpersonal relations, conversation, sexual awareness, civic awareness, environmental awareness); household management (home maintenance, household repairs, shopping, meal planning, using appliances, money management, laundry, clothing maintenance); academic skills (practical reading, writing, and math); leisure time activities (TV/radio/stereo, arts and crafts, sewing, exercise, gardening, indoor games, pets), community activities (movies, sports, recreational facilities, motels/hotels, parties); and vocational or job readiness (work habits, counseling). (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Adolescents, Adults, Behavioral Objectives, Cognitive Development, Competence, Daily Living Skills, Developmental Disabilities, Homemaking Skills, Hygiene, Instructional Materials, Interpersonal Competence, Learning Activities, Leisure Time, Mental Retardation, Normalization (Handicapped), Psychomotor Skills, Recreational Activities, Self Care Skills, Skill Development, Social Development, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Los Angeles County Dept. of Community Development, CA.; Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Los Angeles. Center for Mental Retardation.