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ERIC Number: ED338884
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 609
Abstractor: N/A
Transition to Independence. A Vocational Evaluation Curriculum To Enhance the Independence of Secondary Students with Physical, Sensory, and Mental Disabilities.
Carlock, Jeanne M.
This vocational needs course is specific to the needs of disabled students, with teaching units focusing on all areas of independent living. Introductory information includes the following: curriculum implementation, course description, classroom requirements, staff training, field testing, competency records, handicaps and people with disabilities, general references, and resource organizations. Each of the 13 chapters of the curriculum consists of a number of competencies, for each of which are provided a number of performance objectives. Each enabling objective that relates to a performance objective is accompanied by content, including specific notes and suggestions for the teacher, and activities (worksheets, games, checklists, and tests). Handouts and transparency masters are provided. The curriculum covers the following topics, divided into two domains (the personal/domestic and the vocational): (1) introduction to independent living; (2) goal setting; (3) social skills; (4) leisure/recreation; (5) health; (6) money management; (7) clothing selection and care; (8) travel/transportation; (9) home management; (10) housing; (11) nutrition/cooking; (12) advocacy; and (13) personal care attendant management. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Endependence Center, Inc., Norfolk, VA.; Norfolk Public Schools, VA.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For a related report, see CE 057 199.