ERIC Number: ED230004
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Work Skills for Prevocational Training.
Skaggs, Donald Ray
A prevocational work skills training program for moderately retarded students emphasizes the need for developmentally appropriate tasks, concern for increasing students' attention span, orderly arrangement within tasks, and increased proficiency after training. Major units in the program focus on concepts of similarity and difference, large and small, matching and sorting, manipulation, tool use and object assembly, packaging, collating, and mailing skills. Tasks are performed within an assembly line framework to develop cooperation among workers. Photographs of the tasks are accompanied by data on pre- and posttest performance. (CL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Abstract of a slide presentation made at the Annual International Convention of the Council for Exceptional Children (61st, Detroit, MI, April 4-8, 1983). The slide program was taken from Curriculum Bulletin #615, "Work Skills for Prevocational Training," published by the Fort Worth Independent School District. Contains photographs which may not reproduce well.