ERIC Number: ED223025
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Trained Aides as Baby Sitters of Deaf-Blind Children.
Southwestern Region Deaf-Blind Center, Sacramento, CA.
The document contains the coordinator's guide, recruitment guide, practicum guide, training model, curriculum guide, bibliography, and evaluation guide for TABS, (Trained Aides as Baby Sitters), a training program that prepares individuals to be competent sitters for deaf-blind children and that provides a curriculum tailored to the needs of the child and the parents. The coordinator's guide addresses the three TABS learning situations (classroom, laboratory, and practicum), recruitment, and teacher selection and orientation. The recruitment guide offers a set of forms to be used in registering TABS trainees and authenticating appropriate approvals. The practicum guide contains message forms and data folder useful for written communication between the parent and the TABS trained individuals. A section on the training model presents a table of curriculum and performance objectives with reference notes and subsections on play, toys and play equipment, creative activities, sensory awareness, hearing and hearing aids, and vision and glasses. A guide for trainees describes general child care, care of deaf-blind children, and pointers for baby-sitters. A bibliography includes resources on baby-sitting, child health, special childhood diseases and disorders, common childhood ailments, and child development. A set of evaluation forms completes the document. (SW)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Southwestern Region Deaf-Blind Center, Sacramento, CA.