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ERIC Number: ED176445
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Aug
Pages: 332
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Assist Program 1: The Moderately/Severely Handicapped. Sourcebook. ASSIST: Associate Instructional Support for Teachers.
Brantlinger, Ellen; And Others
The first of two documents designed to provide training for paraprofessionals working with moderately and severely/profoundly handicapped students, the sourcebook provides information on preservice and inservice education. Narrative is presented and activities are described for the following preservice topics (sample subtopics in parentheses): role of instructional associate (paraprofessional's functions, relationship with teacher); advocacy (history of treatment of the handicapped, legal accomplishments achieved by advocates, deinstitutionalization, other current trends); student characteristics (student placement, types of handicaps); and school issues (program types, personnel, common procedures). Self-paced inservice topics include the following eight instructional units (sample subtopics in parentheses): classroom management (establishing a positive learning environment, establishing positive human interactions); the instructional process (informal assessment methods, programming); motor skills (trends in motor development, fine motor skills, fitness); communication skills (group language activities, hearing adaptations); social skills (development of identity); functional academic skills (developmental writing, functional math, termporal relations); personal autonomy skills (feeding, toileting, dressing); and home and community living skills (dishwashing, community mobility, consumer education, career education, safety skills). (CL)
Indiana University, Developmental Training Center, 2523 East Tenth Street, Bloomington, Indiana 47401 ($5.50, 4 reels of 16mm preservice and inservice films $240.00)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Indiana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Indianapolis. Div. of Special Education.; Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Developmental Training Center.
Note: For related information, see EC 120 448-450 and PS 010 775, PS 010 803