ERIC Number: ED192478
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Lifting and Transferring Made Easy: A Project APT Resource Manual.
Gendreau, Joan C.; And Others
One of a series of materials developed by Project APT (Administrators, Parents, and Teachers/Assessment, Programing, and Training), a program designed to foster home/school coordination in educational planning and program implementation for severely mentally retarded and/or multiply handicapped students; the booklet focuses on lifting and transferring techniques for use with physically handicapped students. Section 1 describes body mechanics and safety techniques such as methods of reaching and pushing and pulling. Exercises for developing better posture are discussed in Section 2. Methods of lifting, carrying, and transferring students, emphasizing alternatives for use with cerebral palsied children and wheelchair transfers, are outlined in the third section. A short list of addresses for further information is included. (PHR)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Fairfax County Schools, VA.