ERIC Number: ED315929
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Socialization and Sexuality for the Developmentally Disabled.
Ryan, Barbara; West-Tackett, Marsha
This document presents one module in a set of training resources for trainers to use with parents and/or professionals serving children with disabilities; focus is on socialization and sexuality of the developmentally disabled. The modules stress content and activities that build skills and offer resources to promote parent-professional collaboration. Each training module has eight sections: a publicity flyer, topic narrative, overview, trainer agenda, activities, summary, bibliography, and evaluation. Introductory information explains how to use the modules including conducting a needs assessment, planning the training, selecting the training module, implementation, evaluation, and followup. Objectives of this module are: (1) become aware of issues regarding social and sexual development, (2) examine issues related to quality of life, (3) explore common myths concerning sexuality and individuals with developmental disabilities, (4) identify problems associated with withholding sex education for individuals with developmental disabilities, (5) become familiar with legal mandates for sex education, (6) share the goals of providing sex education for individuals with developmental disabilities, and (7) become familiar with some resource materials. A bibliography identifies four books, magazines, or other resources. (DB) (DB)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Developmental Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Interpersonal Relationship, Normalization (Handicapped), Parent Education, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Quality of Life, Sex Education, Sexuality
Resources in Special Education, 900 J St., Sacramento, CA 95814-2703 ($7.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Special Education.
Note: For related documents, see EC 222 038-052.