ERIC Number: ED368093
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Sep
Developing Social Skills: Issues for Adolescents with Chronic Illnesses and Disabilities. CYDLINE Reviews.
Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. National Center for Youth with Disabilities.; Society for Adolescent Medicine, Independence, MO.
This collection of annotated bibliographies focuses on the social skills of adolescents, and is drawn from a national database of current programs and literature regarding adolescents with chronic illnesses and other disabilities. Bibliographic materials listed include documents and articles selected from the database of the National Center for Youth with Disabilities. Individual bibliographies cover the following areas: chronic illness and disabilities (seven references), cancer (six), cerebral palsy/spina bifida (five), cystic fibrosis (three), diabetes (three), epilepsy (two), renal/urological disease (two), sickle cell disease (two), physical disabilities (four), craniofacial and limb differences (four), emotional disorders (three), sensory disabilities (eight), learning disabilities (seven), and developmental disabilities and mental retardation (twenty-seven). Training and education materials summarized include nine packages to train educators and students on social skills for adolescents with disabilities. Seven programs including residential, outreach and arts programs are also described. (PB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Chronic Illness, Communication Skills, Disabilities, Inservice Teacher Education, Interpersonal Competence, Peer Acceptance, Peer Relationship, Residential Programs
CYDLINE Reviews, National Center for Youth with Disabilities, University of Minnesota, Box 271, 420 Delaware Street, S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Maternal and Child Health Services.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. National Center for Youth with Disabilities.; Society for Adolescent Medicine, Independence, MO.