ERIC Number: ED114573
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Road to New Horizons: Adjustment Training: Guide to Activities of Daily Living Program.
Endres, Jo Ellen; And Others
The program guide is designed primarily to teach the areas of personal, social, and work adjustment to vocational rehabilitation clients to help facilitate their future adjustment to life and work in the community. The basic curriculum is directed to the level of the educable mentally retarded and is also helpful for junior and high school teachers of the educable mentally retarded. It is organized into three areas of study and training: personal adjustment (self-evaluation, personal health and hygiene, and personal appearance and grooming); social adjustment (establishing basic etiquette, social relationships, and use of leisure time); and work adjustment and preparation for community living (vocational adjustment, money management and consumer education, home and family adjustment, and community orientation). Each of these areas is divided into individual teaching units containing a list of suggestions for lesson plans with their related objectives, contents, activities, and teaching and evaluation materials, An evaluation guide which may be used on completion of the total program is included. (Author/EC)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Daily Living Skills, Disabilities, Educational Programs, Lesson Plans, Mild Mental Retardation, Self Evaluation, Social Adjustment, Teaching Guides, Unit Plan, Vocational Adjustment, Vocational Rehabilitation
Materials Development Center, Dept. of Rehabilitation and Manpower Services, School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751 (Reprint Series No. 7, no price given)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Gracewood State School and Hospital, GA.
Note: For related documents, see CE 005 421-428 and CE 005 430-434