ERIC Number: ED136540
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
State of Ohio Curriculum Guide for Moderately Mentally Retarded Learners.
Provided is a curriculum guide based on the lifelong learning needs of moderately retarded persons. Behavioral objectives are identified at each of six levels of functioning which approximate the mental age levels of 1.5, 3.0, 5.0, 7.0, 8.0, and 8.0 + (adult) years. Sections cover the following persisting life problem areas: (1) developing the ability to communicate, (2) managing one's body, (3) understanding one's self and others, (4) fulfilling home and work responsibilities, (5) developing the ability to travel, and (6) developing leisure time alternatives. A final section provides guidelines for implementing the curriculum, covering planning and using instructional units and planning the daily schedule. (IM)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Communication Skills, Curriculum Guides, Interpersonal Competence, Leisure Time, Mental Retardation, Moderate Mental Retardation, Responsibility, Self Care Skills, Self Concept, Travel Training
Curriculum Guide, State Office Tower, 30 East Broad Street, Room 1236, Columbus, Ohio 43215 ($2.50)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Dept. of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Columbus. Div. of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities.