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ERIC Number: ED123844
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Jan
Health Education for Special Children: Secondary ED-LD.
Brundage, Elvira; And Others
Intended for teachers and administrators in special education, the curriculum guide offers information on planning a health education program for emotionally disturbed or learning disabled children at the secondary level. Sections preceding the actual guide include information on specific goals of and elements necessary for a successful health education program, the philosophy and implimentation of a school health program, and a curriculum overview. Units are presented in outline form for the following topics: nutrition; sensory perception; dental health; health status and disease prevention and cure; drugs; tobacco; alcohol; mental health; family life; consumer, environmental, and public health; and safety and first aid. Each topical unit consists of five basic parts--overview and objectives (a brief orientation to the philosophy regarding the unit), concepts (necessary background material for behavioral change), content outline, learning and evaluative activities, and resources (including books, films, pamphlets, and games). (SB)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Curriculum Guides, Dental Health, Drug Abuse, Emotional Disturbances, Exceptional Child Education, Family (Sociological Unit), Health Education, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health, Nutrition, Perception, Prevention, Public Health, Safety Education, Secondary Education, Special Education
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Drug and Health Education Services.
Authoring Institution: Cortland-Madison Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Cortland, NY.
Note: For related documents, see EC 090 196-205