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ERIC Number: ED458386
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Aug
Pages: 412
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
SARC Literacy Activities Handbook: Supporting Literacy for People with Intellectual/Developmental Challenges.
Lockert, Richard
This document is intended as a handbook for literacy practitioners working with adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. The handbook is the product of the following activities: extensive research of the literature; discussion and exchange with literacy experts, practitioners, and some learners; and solicitation of input from agencies delivering literacy programming. The following are among the items included in the handbook's 10 sections: (1) introductory materials (the overall literacy strategy of the Saskatchewan Association of Rehabilitation Centers; definitions; learner profiles; guidelines for using the handbook); (2) some instructional strategies (information on teaching approaches, choosing literacy activities, learning styles); (3) literacy activities (puzzle, television, photograph, telephone, time concept, newspaper, card-playing, flashcard, and vocabulary activities); (4) additional literacy activities (activities devoted to reading, writing, numeracy, currency, and phonics); (5) concluding materials (quotes for tutors, literacy jokes, an evaluation form); (6) acknowledgments; (7) profiles of seven literacy programs for developmentally disabled adults across Canada, including a computer-centered literacy program, industry program, and workplace literacy program offered at Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology; (8) a 69-item annotated bibliography of printed materials, online documents, websites, newsgroups, and software and list of 15 publishers; (9) 36 readings by and for literacy learners; and (10) literacy activity master sheets. (MN)
Saskatchewan Association of Rehabilitation Centres (SARC), 111 Cardinal Crescent, Saskatoon, SK Canada S7L 6H5. Tel: 306-933-0616; Fax: 306-653-3932.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Human Resources Development Canada, Hull (Quebec). National Literacy Secretariat.; Saskatchewan Dept. of Postsecondary Education and Skills Training, Regina.
Authoring Institution: Saskatchewan Association of Rehabilitation Centres, Saskatoon.
Identifiers - Location: Canada