ERIC Number: ED289323
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
A Self-Help Curriculum: Teaching Self-Help Skills to the Child with Down Syndrome.
Association for Children with Down Syndrome, Inc., Bellmore, NY.
This manual aims to help both teachers and family members maintain a coordinated program of educational principles and techniques to teach self-help skills to young Down Syndrome children both at school and at home. Section I focuses on general teaching techniques and strategies that can be used to teach many different skills, such as task analysis, reinforcement, modeling, backward chaining, graduated manual guidance, etc. Section II includes specific techniques related to feeding, dressing, grooming, and toileting. Section III comprises checklists which analyze the skills and break them down into small steps. (JDD)
Descriptors: Downs Syndrome, Early Childhood Education, Home Instruction, Learning Strategies, Preschool Curriculum, Self Care Skills, Teaching Methods
Association for Children with Down Syndrome, 2616 Martin Ave., Bellmore, NY 11710 ($7.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Association for Children with Down Syndrome, Inc., Bellmore, NY.