ERIC Number: ED123846
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Jan
Health Education for Special Children: Intermediate EMR.
Brodie, Patrick; And Others
Intended for teachers and administrators in special education, the curriculum guide offers information on planning a health education program for educable mentally retarded children in intermediate grades. Sections preceding the actual guide include information on specific goals of and elements necessary for a successful health education program, the philosophy and implementation 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 control; drugs, alcohol, and tobacco; 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, Exceptional Child Education, Family (Sociological Unit), Health Education, Intermediate Grades, Mental Health, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, Nutrition, Perception, Prevention, Public Health, Safety 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