ERIC Number: ED248645
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Instant Pictures Help Mentally Handicapped Develop Independent Living Skills.
Finnegan, Karen; Decker, Jim
Montage, Imagination in Learning, 1980-3
A "Nutrition and Fitness through Visual Learning Program" is designed to help mentally retarded persons select nutritious foods; prepare a nutritious lunch semi-independently; participate in a daily physical fitness program; and develop auditory comprehension, verbal expression, and communication skills. The project uses an instant camera to visually demonstrate the goals and provide immediate reinforcement. Pictures are used to enhance comprehension, expand expression, and develop communication skills. The pictures help motivate students to practice speech and manual communication. The fitness centers on cardiovascular endurance and weight reduction. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, NY.
Note: Photographs may not reproduce well.