ERIC Number: ED117909
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Avenues to Change: Trainers Manual.
National Association for Retarded Citizens, Arlington, TX.
Guidelines are presented by the National Association for Retarded Citizens to help state and local associations develop citizen advocacy programs. The manual's first section contains an overview of preparing for and conducting workshop training sessions, including a discussion of needed materials and equipment. The bulk of the document is composed of specific instructions and scripts for eight workshop activities, including an orientation to citizen advocacy, and a discussion on applying citizen advocacy to the needs of the mentally retarded. Each activity is preceded by information regarding purpose and training sequences. Sample handouts and scripts for a lecture of audiovisual presentation are also provided. Covered in three appendixes are needed materials, physical arrangements, and a sample letter of invitation. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rehabilitation Services Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: National Association for Retarded Citizens, Arlington, TX.