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ERIC Number: ED273067
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Aug
Pages: 64
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
What's It Like? An Activity Manual to Develop a Greater Awareness and Acceptance of Individuals with Disabilities. Bulletin 525A.
Odegard-Johnson, Pauline
The manual is intended to help elementargy grade students to develop greater awareness and acceptance of individuals with disabilities. Activities are divided into specific disabilities (arranged from least to most difficult to understand): (1) blindness, (2) deafness, (3) physical disabilities, (4) mental retardation, and (5) learning disabilities. Most of the disability categories includes descriptions of simulation activities and suggestions for speakers, discussion topics, games, written activities, and skill development. A section on resources and background information presents a series of 2-page "handi helps" providing basic information on such topics as appropriate terminology, cerebral palsy, wheelchairs, epilepsy, and recreation and sports for persons with disabilities. A glossary is included. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins. Cooperative Extension Service.