ERIC Number: ED029409
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Social Perceptual Training for Community Living; Pre-Vocational Units for Retarded Youth.
Edmonson, Barbara; And Others
The unit of study for educable retarded students aged 13 to 19 years deals with understanding of social cues and signals and appropriate response in the adult world. The sub-units, of 1-week duration, are introduction to signals, numbers as signals, places as signals, making a good impression, shopping and buying, a department store, living on our own, getting and keeping a job, after hours, and getting along with others. Lessons are presented as verbatim teaching scripts which may be modified to fit the class. Slides, tape recordings, seatwork, quizzes, cimpetitive games, role playing, and field trips are included as teaching techniques. Appendixes list special equipment, field trips and special arrangements, and 31 dittomasters. (LE)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Vocational Rehabilitation Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Kansas Univ., Kansas City. Medical Center.