ERIC Number: ED176459
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Life Education for Mentally Impaired Persons: A Curriculum Guide.
Koscierzynski, Sandy, Ed.; Karpen, Mary Lou, Ed.
The curriculum manual is designed to develop positive and healthy sexuality for mentally impaired individuals. Information on goals, objectives, special notes, suggested vocabulary, suggested activities, and resources is presented for units in primary education (realistic body image, toilet habits, sex differences, families, emotional self and needs, growth and living things, the life cycle); intermediate education (physical changes and personal hygiene, menstruation, masturbation, reproduction, adolescent emotional changes, respect and privacy, individual differences, social interactions); and advanced education (authority; responsibility; decision making; rights, laws, and community awareness; self image; relationships; friendships; group social behavior; dating; sexual relations; marriage; independent living; smoking, alcohol, and drugs; venereal disease). Appended are a bibliography and a resource list of books, records, kits, films and filmstrips for students as well as resources for parents and staff. (CL)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Curriculum Guides, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Development, Interpersonal Competence, Marriage, Mental Retardation, Psychological Needs, Self Concept, Sex Education, Sexuality, Social Adjustment
Monroe County Intermediate School District, 1101 S. Raisinville Road, Monroe, Michigan 48161 ($6.50)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Monroe County Intermediate School District, MI.