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O'Brien, Shirley – 1983
Self-study course materials for parents who wish to learn more about 6- to 12-year-old children are provided. Lessons focus on (1) growth and development; (2) relations between chronological ages and developmental stages; (3) self-concept; and (4) communication. Lesson 1 discusses physical, emotional, social, and mental development. Lesson 2 lists…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Developmental Stages, Independent Study, Individual Development
Lee, Irene K.; Phillips, Marjorie M. – 1985
This correspondence course was designed to help parents better understand their growing children and themselves as parents. The introduction briefly sketches the importance of the family in child development. Each of the five illustrated lessons contains 7 to 12 pages on one aspect of family life. Each lesson contains a set of objectives, a…
Descriptors: Child Development, Correspondence Study, Eating Habits, Family Life Education
Werner, David – 1987
This heavily illustrated volume is a reference book intended to bring together basic information to help community health workers, rehabilitation workers, and families in rural areas of developing countries meet the needs of village children with a wide range of disabilities. Part 1, "Working with the Child and Family," reviews the prevention of…
Descriptors: Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Adolescents, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Attitude Change
Murphy, Linda; Corte, Suzanne Della – Special Parent/Special Child, 1987
The issue's major feature, on physical and sexual abuse of handicapped children, focuses on education and adult awareness of the problem. It has been well documented that children with handicaps are especially vulnerable to abuse. Parents or other adults who believe that abuse has occurred should first write down exactly what the child has told…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Advocacy, Child Caregivers, Disabilities
Murphy, Linda; Corte, Suzanne Della – Special Parent/Special Child, 1987
Practical advice for parents of handicapped children is the focus of this issue on self-care skills including self-feeding, dressing, and personal hygiene. Ten initial tips for teaching skills to children include constant repetition, modeling, and keeping verbal instruction to a minimum. The section on self-feeding addresses the topics of…
Descriptors: Clothing, Daily Living Skills, Dental Health, Developmental Disabilities
Clemson Univ., SC. Cooperative Extension Service. – 1987
This document consists of a compilation of 13 separate parenting information bulletins providing suggestions for parents of yet-to-be-born children, newborn children, and infants 1 through 12 months of age. Contents indicate characteristic abilities and behaviors of children at each age and guide parents in parenting activities, such as providing…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Rearing, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Education
Valentine, Thomas – 1984
This handbook contains everything needed to prepare instructional materials for conducting a PLACES (Parents Learning to Assist Children in the Elementary School) workshop. The handbook contains three sections. The Participant Manual (composed of all left-facing pages) consists of materials needed for the four sessions (17 activities) of the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary School Students, Instructional Materials
Eddy, James H. – 1982
The purpose of this brochure is to help parents and caregivers guide children's behavior in a more effective and pleasant manner. Twenty principles of child management are listed and explained. Examples illustrate how each principle should be applied. These principles include general suggestions for creating family rules and guidance on how to…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Child Rearing, Children, Discipline
Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta. Office of Instructional Services. – 1983
Twenty-one questions parents may ask about kindergarten are answered in this booklet. Generally, the content aims to clarify the purpose and scope of kindergarten. Several questions have to do with entering a child in kindergarten: the required age, necessary information, attendance regulations, length of school day and screening tests. Questions…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Kindergarten Children, Parent Education, Parent School Relationship
Knudstrup, Katherine; And Others – 1983
Designed for use in adult education courses for parents of developmentally disabled children, this manual provides basic information about major categories of disabilities and a glossary of commonly encountered terms. After an introductory overview, the manual provides information about the characteristics and etiology of five disabling…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Child Development
Crook, Shirley, Ed. – 1986
As part of an effort to encourage parents to help their children in school, this home learning guide, which can also be obtained in taped versions, provides parents with learning activities with which to engage children at home. Based on research findings, the activities are divided into the following categories: curriculum of the home, reading to…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Research, Language Skills, Learning Activities
Crook, Shirley, Ed. – 1986
As part of an effort to encourage Hispanic parents to help their children in school, this home learning guide, which can also be obtained in taped versions, provides parents with learning activities with which to engage their children. Based on research findings, the activities are divided into the following categories: curriculum of the home,…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Research, Language Skills, Learning Activities
Delta Coll., University Center, MI. Allied Health-Community Affairs. – 1986
Developed as part of Delta College's Parent Awareness Program, this manual offers parents and family members of handicapped children explanations of the following conditions: mental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, learning disabilities, and autism. In the first section, "Special Parenting Information," Gerri Caesar describes her own…
Descriptors: Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Community Colleges, Developmental Disabilities
Delta Coll., University Center, MI. Allied Health-Community Affairs. – 1986
Designed for parents with handicapped children, this manual provides current information on the development and growth stages of all children to serve as a basis or guideline for comparison. First, introductory comments focus on skills needed by all parents to help their children build feelings of self-worth and to grow. Next, an overview is…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Child Development, Child Rearing, Communication Skills
Delta Coll., University Center, MI. Allied Health-Community Affairs. – 1986
Developed as part of Delta College's Parent Awareness Program, this manual provides information related to the special concerns of parents and families of developmentally disabled children, adolescents, and adults. The first section stresses the importance of planning and preparing for the future and establishing adequate financial and personal…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Community Colleges, Developmental Disabilities, Employment Opportunities
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