ERIC Number: ED194772
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Programming for the Adult Mentally Handicapped. Source Book.
Klugerman, Phyllis B.
This source book is designed to inform agencies and other adult education programs, in as much detail as possible, of processes and procedures involved in initiating a complete training program to address the needs and desires of the adult mentally handicapped individual. It offers concrete information emanating from the initiation of such a program in East Brunswick, New Jersey. Two major sections deal with organizing a program and instructional and counseling components. The first section discusses goal setting, staffing, facility needs and component scheduling (including recruitment, scheduling, transportation), and record keeping. The second section focuses on program impact and instructional and counseling components. These instructional components are included: basic skills, communication skills, personal health and hygiene, grooming, sex education, clothing maintenance, shopping and food preparation, social dance, performing dance company, arts and crafts, community experience activities, social, and parent group. Each course component, which is broken down into further activity areas, presents the course description objectives, methods of implementation, and instructional materials, where appropriate. Positive programming aspects, comments regarding implementation of activity objectives, problem areas, and, where possible, recommended solutions are provided for each activity area. Overall component recommendations are also included. Appendixes contain tests and assessment instruments and forms and notifications. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New Jersey State Dept. of Human Services, Trenton.
Authoring Institution: East Brunswick Board of Education, NJ.
Note: Not available in paper copy due to small, light print.