ERIC Number: ED333646
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
SAFE: Stopping AIDS through Functional Education.
This functional curriculum is intended to teach people with developmental disabilities or other learning problems how to prevent infection with HIV/AIDS (Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome). The entire curriculum includes six video segments, four illustrated brochures, 28 slides and illustrations, as well as a guide to 18 lessons. Introductory materials cover such topics as policies and procedures, administrative and parental support, preparation of instructors, assessment of outcomes, and approaches to instruction. Lessons address questions such as the following: "What is AIDS?"; "What causes AIDS?"; "Who can get AIDS?"; "How can you tell if a person has the virus?"; "How can I protect myself if someone near me is bleeding?"; "How can I protect myself from getting the AIDS virus through sexual activity?"; "How can I say "no" to having sex?"; "What is a condom?"; "How do people use condoms?"; "How do people get condoms?"; "How can I insist on having safer sex?"; "How can using drugs pass the AIDS virus?"; "How should I treat someone who has the AIDS virus?"; and "How can I find out if the AIDS virus is in my body?". Appended are various position statements and resolutions, a listing of sexuality resources, and a list of AIDS hotlines. (DB)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Developmental Disabilities, Diseases, Drug Use, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Education, Health Promotion, Learning Problems, Lesson Plans, Postsecondary Education, Sex Education, Sexuality
Oregon Health Sciences University, Child Development and Rehabilitation Center, P.O.Box 574, Portland, OR 97207-0574 ($60.00 kit).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration on Developmental Disabilities (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Oregon Health Sciences Univ., Portland. Child Development and Rehabilitation Center.
Note: Funds were also provided by the Oregon Health Division and the Oregon Mental Health Division.