ERIC Number: EJ589537
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Just Say "No!" and Walk Away: Teaching Students with Mental Disabilities To Resist Peer Pressure.
Collins, Belva C.; Hall, Meada; Rankin, Stephanie Wheatley; Branson, Terri A.
TEACHING Exceptional Children, v31 n6 p48-52 Jul-Aug 1999
Describes a systematic program conducted at a rural secondary school to teach students with moderate mental retardation ways to resist peer pressure. Peers without disabilities were used to identify common situations of peer pressure and to serve as confederates in setting up situations where students with mental retardation learned to "just say no and walk away." (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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