ERIC Number: ED351838
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-May
Reference Count: N/A
HIV/AIDS Guidelines for Special Education Populations.
New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe.
This report presents guidelines for implementing human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) curriculum with New Mexico students receiving special education services. The guidelines are organized by grade level, noting content themes, objectives, disciplines/subjects, and resources available. The guidelines are intended to be integrated across all subject areas. The curriculum covers: "What Do I Have To Do To Be Healthy?" (Grade 1); "What Is a Healthy Community?" (Grade 2); "What Makes Me Special?" (Grade 3); "How Do I Stay Healthy?" (Grade 4); "How Do I Fit into a Healthy Community?" (Grade 5); "Why Are My Choices Important?" (Grade 6); "What Are My Choices?" (Grade 7); "How Will My Choices Impact My Life?" (Grade 8); and expansion of the grade 6 to 8 topics in grades 9 to 12. Appendices describe resources referred to in the curriculum, describe print and video materials useful with the AIDS curriculum, list resource organizations, list developmental characteristics of children and youth, provide forms for evaluating AIDS education curriculum and materials, list student competencies for health education, and outline New Mexico State Department of Education regulations on AIDS. (JDD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (DHHS/CDC), Atlanta, GA. Adolescent and School Health Div.
Authoring Institution: New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe.
Identifiers: New Mexico
Note: Parts of the document have small print.