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ERIC Number: ED363020
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jun
Pages: 24
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
PMSP: A Program To Develop Perceptive-Motor Skills in Adolescents and Adults with Mental Retardation.
Pallisera, Maria
This monograph describes the Perceptive Motor Skills Program (PMSP) being used with adolescents and adults having mental retardation in Catalonia, Spain. The program is based on the following principles: chronologically age appropriate activities; use of daily living tools; multiple objectives and working materials; and balance between individualized services and group experiences. In the first section of the report, the different services provided individuals with mental retardation in Catalonia are described. The second section describes the PMSP program in detail including program justification and general features, indicates phases of program development, provides definitions of the general and specific objectives of the program, and gives a general description of over 70 activities which have been organized into 12 units according to materials used and skills developed. Attached are illustrations of sample activity cards, descriptions of the 12 units, sample applications, a group evaluation checklist, and an individual evaluation checklist. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Spain (Catalonia)
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association on Mental Retardation (117th, Washington, DC, June 1-5, 1993).