ERIC Number: ED344386
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
We All Have Different Faces [Packet].
About Face, Toronto (Ontario).
This instructional kit is intended to increase understanding and empathy within the school community to the needs of the student who has a facial disfigurement. For kindergarten to grade 3, the kit provides information for discussion and activities. For grade 4 through secondary school, an associated video features young people who have a facial disfigurement discussing their experiences and feelings. The kit includes a teacher's guide to the unit, background information covering effects of facial disfigurement at various life stages, a sample letter to parents, suggested group discussions, suggested creative activities, self esteem reinforcement techniques, a list of 14 resources for parents, teachers and young adults and 8 resources for children. Also provided are sample copies of the newsletter, "AboutFace" which report on activities of this support and information network concerned with facial disfigurement, an AboutFace brochure, and an order form. (DB)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Classroom Techniques, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Adjustment, Foreign Countries, Peer Acceptance, Physical Attractiveness, Self Esteem, Social Bias, Special Health Problems
AboutFace, 99 Crowns Lane, 3rd Floor, Toronto, Ontario, M5R 3P4, Canada ($7.00 Canadian).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: About Face, Toronto (Ontario).