ERIC Number: ED403674
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Intellectual Development: What You Can Do To Help. A Series for Caregivers of Infants and Toddlers. Model of Interdisciplinary Training for Children with Handicaps: MITCH Module 1.
Monroe County School District, Key West, FL.; Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.
Intended for use in Florida training programs for caregivers of infants and toddlers with disabilities, this guide presents an overview of the Model of Interdisciplinary Training for Children with Handicaps (MITCH); provides a user's guide to the series of MITCH modules; and presents specific information for presenting Module 1, which focuses on intellectual development. After the introduction to the MITCH program as a whole, the user's guide gives information on the instructor's role, the 3-hour training session, the use of videotapes and audiotapes, and follow-up activities. For this module, goals and objectives focus on providing participants with an understanding of basic developmental principles, normal intellectual development, and activities that stimulate intellectual growth and development. For each hour, a script, suggested activities, and relevant handouts are provided. Attached are lists of recommended resources and references, reproducible forms, and the handouts. Also attached is "Welcome to the World: An Overview of Your Growing Child" an overview of normal child development from birth to 36 months in the areas of personal and social skills, language and understanding skills, small muscle skills, and large muscle skills. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Education for Exceptional Students.
Authoring Institution: Monroe County School District, Key West, FL.; Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.
Identifiers - Location: Florida