ERIC Number: ED227278
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Consumer Education. Information Supplements for Physically Disabled Students. Teacher's Guide.
Tipsord, Barbara; And Others
This manual contains supplementary information for use by instructors who teach consumer education and resources management to physically handicapped students in regular classes. It is subdivided according to typical consumer education topics and handicapping conditions. Addressed in the individual sections of the manual are the folowing topics: the American economic system, consumer protection, legal rights of consumers, budgeting, housing, transportation, clothing, food shopping and selection, food preparation, restaurant utilization, insurance, social security, and recreation. Each chapter contains information geared to individuals with one or more of the following disabilities: physical disabilities, epilepsy, mobility impairments, visual impairments, and hearing impairments. Appended to the guide are a housing accessibility checklist, sample letters of eligibility to travel, a literature review, and a list of resources. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Univ., Normal.