ERIC Number: ED304828
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Best Practices in Mental Disabilities. Volume Two.
Robinson, Greg A., Ed.; And Others
Twenty-two authors contributed chapters to this collection of best practices in the education of students with mental disabilities. Section One, "Critical Issues for Consideration," contains six papers: "'New' EMRs" (Donald MacMillan); "Curricular Orientations" (James Patton and Edward Polloway); "Applying Curriculum for the Instruction of Life Skills" (Mary Cronin); "Incorporating Adaptive Behavior Deficits into Instructional Programs" (Daniel Reschly); "Career/Vocational Assessment" (Patricia Sitlington); and "Transition" (Roger Hoffman). Section Two, "Curriculum Content Areas for Consideration," contains 15 papers: "Arithmetic" (John Cawley et al.); "Art" (Nan Mercier and Susan Davison Jensen); "Career Development" (Pamela Gillet); "Use of Computers" (Ted Hasselbring and Laura Goin); "Creative Drama" (William Rickert and Jane Bloomquist); "Music" (Kate Gfeller); "Oral Language: Developing Pragmatic Skills and Communicative Competence" (Suzanne Robinson); "Physical Education" (Luke Kelly); "Reading" (Linda Higbee Mandlebaum); "Science" (James Patton); "Sex Education" (Jerry Caster); "Instructional Interventions to Improve Social Competence" (Laurence Sargent); "Social Studies" (Rick Lussie and Mary Stradley); "Vocational Education: A Source of Promise for Students with Mental Disabilities" (Raymond Morley); and "Written Language" (Edward Polloway and Thomas Decker). The final section contains one paper by David Hutchinson and Greg Robinson, titled "...a little bit about 'Where'," that discusses how all these ideas fit together when considering the concept of"Least Restrictive Environment" or LRE. (JDD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines. Div. of Special Education.
Note: For individual chapters, see EC 212 524-544. For Volume One, see ED 295 366.