ERIC Number: ED217342
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Working with Aging and Aged Developmentally Disabled Persons: Training Materials for Caregivers. Student's Manual, Volume II.
Dickerson, Martha Ufford; Thurman, Eunice M.
This student's manual, designed to enhance the skills of inservice and preservice caregivers and professionals who work with the aging and aged developmentally disabled person, is to be used by participants in a program of 10 training sessions entitled "The Aging and Aged Developmentally Disabled." This workbook provides student materials needed to complete the training sessions which are described more fully in the instructor's volume. For each training session in this student's manual, there is an outline of the session format followed by all the materials and forms needed by the participant. Topics covered in the workbook and in the training sessions include: (1) facts about developmental disabilities; (2) facts about the aging process; (3) basic needs of individuals; (4) environmental impacts on human fulfillment; (5) positive and negative effects of labeling persons; (6) the role of the caregiver; and (7) innovative use of community resources. (NRB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Human Development Services (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Macomb-Oakland Regional Center, Mt. Clemens, MI.