ERIC Number: EJ359400
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Adaptive Behavior Skills to Moderately and Severely Handicapped Individuals: Best Practices for Facilitating Independent Living.
Langone, John; Burton, Thomas A.
Journal of Special Education, v21 n1 p149-65 Spr 1987
The article highlights empirically validated instructional intervention programs for teaching independent living skills to moderately and severely retarded individuals in the areas of self-care, home management, consumer education, and community mobility as these skills relate to adaptive behavior in community settings. (Author/JW)
Descriptors: Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Community Programs, Consumer Education, Daily Living Skills, Deinstitutionalization (of Disabled), Homemaking Skills, Instructional Effectiveness, Interpersonal Competence, Moderate Mental Retardation, Money Management, Physical Mobility, Self Care Skills, Severe Mental Retardation, Young Adults
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Adaptive Behavior. For related information see EC 200 170-181.