ERIC Number: ED311673
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
[Resources on Clothing for Persons with Special Needs].
P.R.I.D.E. Foundation, Inc., Groton, CT.
The resource guide to the modification of clothing for disabled individuals suggests solutions to clothing, grooming, and home management problems for a variety of handicapping conditions. Services of PRIDE (Promote Real Independence for the Disabled and Elderly) are noted, including manuals on clothing for the disabled, a workshop, a curriculum guide, and special interest information sheets. Specific adaptable children's clothing patterns produced by several companies are described. Also listed are 24 books on children's clothing, dressing, home management, or general interest topics. Ten catalogs are identified and an order form for PRIDE products attached. An information guide on scoliosis is also included, providing guidance for clothing selection (tops, slacks and pants, outerwear) and clothing maintenance. Detailed information on pattern alterations, with illustrations for specific problems characteristic of scoliosis, is offered. The final item in the resource guide is a bibliography listing available services, catalogs, and books concerned with clothing for persons of all ages with special needs. (DB)
Descriptors: Clothing, Clothing Design, Clothing Instruction, Disabilities, Home Management, Patternmaking, Physical Disabilities, Resources, Self Care Skills, Sewing Instruction
P.R.I.D.E. Foundation, 71 Plaza Court, Groton, CT 06340.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: P.R.I.D.E. Foundation, Inc., Groton, CT.