ERIC Number: ED252992
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Apr-20
Reference Count: 0
Educational Guide for the Educable Mentally Handicapped.
Aspinall, Sharon; And Others
The curriculum for elementary or junior high educable mentally handicapped students is sequentially developed to include skills necessary for vocational competence and independent living. Sequenced objectives are presented for eight major curriculum areas: (1) reading/language arts (receptive and expressive language, phonemic analysis, comprehension, study skills); (2) math (vocabulary, numeration, money, fractions, measurements); (3) fine motor (cutting, pre-handwriting, penmanship); (4) gross motor (standing, push-pull, ball handling, tumbling, rhythm, laterality); (5) self-help (eating and cooking skills, grooming, household chores); (6) social/emotional development (regarding the self, regarding the group); (7) prevocational skills (occupational awareness, attitude development); and (8) science, social studies, health (American history, career education, food groups/nutrition, safety, sex education). (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Arlington Heights Public School District 25, IL.; Northwest Suburban Special Education Organization, Palatine, IL.; Arlington Heights Community Consolidated School District 59, IL.; Wheeling Community Consolidated School District 21, IL.
Note: Prospect Heights School District 23, River Trails District 26, and Mount Prospect School District 57 were also involved in the development of the guide.