ERIC Number: ED225315
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Survival Skills: A Basic Skills Program.
The guide describes an approach designed to promote the basic skills of hearing impaired students Basic or survival skills are identified which cover the student's daily functioning at home, school, and in the community. The guide is aimed at the 10-15 year old hearing impaired student, but techniques are expected to be applicable to both elementary and secondary levels. The first section lists objectives for five types of survival skills (sample subtopics in parentheses): communication skills (speech-reading everyday and danger vocabularies); daily skills (calendar, temperature, hearing aids); money skills (making change, taxes); consumer skills; and community skills (using a bus, subway, and taxi). The next section provides information on administering pre- and post-tests in each of the five skill areas. The tests themselves are included in section 3. Forms and procedures for recording class and individual progress are provided. Appendixes list vocabulary and symbols. (CL)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Communication Skills, Consumer Education, Daily Living Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Functional Reading, Hearing Impairments, Money Management, Student Educational Objectives, Student Evaluation, Transportation
OUTREACH, Pre-College Programs, Box 114, Gallaudet College, Washington, DC 20002 (#SM-0230, $17.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Gallaudet Coll., Washington, DC. Pre-College Programs.