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ERIC Number: ED206913
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Pages: 430
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Securing Occupational Achievement through Readiness Skills (SOARS). A Resource Curriculum with Assessment and Strategies for Prevocational Skill Training.
Graham, Martha; And Others
Written for Adult Basic Education teachers of developmentally disabled adults reading at or below a second grade level, this resource curriculum contains materials in the employability behaviors area. The curriculum is divided into the four domains sections of Communication, Intra/Interpersonal, Worker Habits, and Appearance. Under these four major sections are 10 goals followed by specific objectives. Within each objective there is a standard organization consisting of (1) an assessment made up of skill criteria to determine client proficiency in that objective; (2) instructional strategies at three levels of functioning/abstraction: manipulate (simplest), model (representational), and integrate (symbolic); and (3) graphics. Introductory materials list goals and objectives and give suggestions for use of the resource curriculum. An index is provided. Appendixes include listings--some citations are annotated--of addresses of suppliers cited, general resources, nonprint resources, and publishers of nonprint resources; group assessment sheets; and preferred activities and potential reinforcers checklist. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing.
Authoring Institution: Willow Run Community Schools, Ypsilanti, MI.; Washtenaw County Community Mental Development Center, Ypsilanti, MI.; Eastern Michigan Univ., Ypsilanti.