ERIC Number: EJ383352
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Teaching and Training Relevant Community Skills to Mentally Retarded Persons.
Matson, Johnny L.
Child & Youth Services, v10 n2 p107-21 1988
Reviews some of the major developments in teaching and training relevant community skills to mentally retarded persons. The following adaptive skills are discussed: (1) toilet use and bed wetting; (2) eating, dressing, and personal hygiene; (3) community survival; and (4) vocational and social skills. (BJV)
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Disabilities, Exceptional Persons, Mainstreaming, Mental Retardation, Models, Normalization (Handicapped), Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Skill Development, Social Science Research, Social Services, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship, Transitional Programs
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue with the title, "Transitioning Exceptional Children and Youth into the Community: Research and Practice."