ERIC Number: ED185278
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Community Living Skills Guide: Sexuality.
One of twenty course guides in the Community Living Skills Guide for the College for Living series, this document provides guidelines and workbook activities for the course, Sexuality. The series of courses for developmentally disabled adults is intended to supplement residential programs and to aid in orienting institutionalized persons to eventual integration into the community. This course is designed for the mildly retarded adult who is capable of living independently, has verbal communication and is self-supporting. Contents include teacher suggestions and training information, overview of program structure, and attitudes survey and facts on human sexuality questionnaire to assess the teacher, and pre- post-tests. Objectives and suggested activities are provided for these topics: body identification and awareness, sense relaxation, male/female role identification, sex appeal and personal hygiene, gynecological care, venereal disease, birth control, the birth process, alternatives to pregnancy, social stereotypes (dealing with handicaps and sexuality) and dating and other socially appropriate behaviors. References and sources of materials are appended. Other guides in the series and related documents (a volunteer training workshop packet and curriculum guide for fourteen courses) are available separately. (See note.) (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Behavioral Objectives, Class Activities, Contraception, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Daily Living Skills, Developmental Disabilities, Guidelines, Gynecology, Hygiene, Individualized Instruction, Institutionalized Persons, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Mild Mental Retardation, Normalization (Handicapped), Pregnancy, Preservice Teacher Education, Rehabilitation, Residential Programs, Sex Education, Sexuality, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Teaching Guides
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Metropolitan State Coll., Denver, CO.