ERIC Number: ED143189
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Manual of Alternative Procedures: Activities of Daily Living.
McCormack, James E.; And Others
Intended for teachers and others providing services for moderately and severely physically and/or mentally handicapped children and young adults, the manual presents strategies, procedures, and task analyses for training in daily living skills. Section I provides an overview of tactics for teaching activities of daily living (ADL) skills, including assessment, reinforcement procedures, task analysis, instructional methods, data collection and analysis, behavior management, and support activities. Section II consists of over 200 individual instructional sequences designed to teach specific skills in the areas of dressing, eating, grooming/toileting, and housekeeping. General references listing resources which apply to more than one sub-area of ADL skills are provided in Section III. Appended is information on currently available prosthetics and adaptive equipment, such as grooming and housekeeping aids, and a list of references. (IM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Change, Children, Daily Living Skills, Exceptional Child Education, Individualized Instruction, Mental Retardation, Normalization (Handicapped), Physical Disabilities, Prostheses, Reinforcement, Resource Materials, Severe Disabilities, Skill Development, Student Evaluation, Task Analysis, Teaching Methods, Young Adults
Seaside Associates, Zero Elm St., Manchester, MA 01944 ($1.00 postage)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston.
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Center for Program Development and Evaluation, Medford.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of the original document