ERIC Number: ED216466
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Apr
Reference Count: 0
The Handicapped in Society. A Curriculum to Foster Understanding of People with Disabilities.
City Univ. of New York, NY. Hunter Coll.
The third in a series of volumes designed to foster understanding of handicapped students is intended for junior and senior high school teachers. Lesson plans, discussion guides, and fact sheets are presented on the rights of the disabled, in separate sections tailored for high school and junior high levels. The high school section includes a review of the definitions and conceptualizations of the handicapped, employment rights, accessibility, and the rights of the mentally retarded. The section designed for junior high instruction touches on such topics as constitutional and legislative guarantees, and accessibility surveys. Resources and references are listed throughout. (CL)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Attitudes, Civil Rights, Disabilities, Federal Legislation, High Schools, Junior High Schools, Lesson Plans, Social Studies
New York State Education Department Publication Sales Desk, Room 169, Education Building Annex, Albany, NY 12234 (no price quoted).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept. Albany. Office for the Education of Children with Handicapping Conditions.
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY. Hunter Coll.
Note: For related documents, see EC 142 413-414. Prepared by the Special Education Development Center at Hunter College