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Coyne, Phyllis; Fullerton, Ann – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2014
The second edition of "Supporting Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Recreation" is expanded to provide the most up-to-date, practical approaches for professionals, as well as families, to support the increasing number of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) of all ages and levels who will be participating in every…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Recreation, Community Recreation Programs
Ray, Tip – 1991
Intended for parents, school personnel, and leisure staff, this booklet outlines ways a community can overcome obstacles that keep youth with disabilities from enjoying their leisure. First the nature of leisure is considered and a self-evaluation questionnaire is presented. Consideration of leisure in the lives of teenagers with disabilities…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Community Programs, Disabilities, Individual Development
Riverside County Office of Education, CA. Div. of Special Schools and Services. – 1986
The guide is intended to provide a framework for helping special education students acquire those skills which will enable them to live and/or work in the community after high school. Based on a functional/critical skills model, the curriculum is organized in four learning domains: domestic (personal health care, home care, and family life/social…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Career Education, Community Resources, Curriculum Development
Gonwa, Jim; Clary, Joan Turner – 1984
The framework is intended to help staff develop curricula for mildly mentally retarded students in special and regular education and assist both educators and parents in evaluating the curricula. Distinctions between a curriculum and a framework are made. The proposed framework describes essential skills, competencies, and concepts necessary for…
Descriptors: Art, Career Education, Citizenship, Communication Skills
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Cross, Tracy – Gifted Child Today Magazine, 1998
Among 11 ideas for guiding gifted students are to: recognize and respect the relationship between social/emotional needs and academic needs; teach pro-social skill development; teach ways to manage stress; model the behavior desired in students; embrace diversity; expose students to knowledgeable counseling; and provide opportunities for down…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Development
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York, Jennifer; And Others – Teaching Exceptional Children, 1990
To identify age-appropriate recreation and leisure activities for students with severe handicaps, 142 nondisabled seventh graders were surveyed. The survey identified favorite independent activities, activities with friends, activities with family, school activities, home activities, community activities, magazines, music groups, card and board…
Descriptors: Junior High Schools, Leisure Time, Recreational Activities, Severe Disabilities
Bozhenko, Liudmila Fedorovna – Soviet Education, 1990
Reports on a survey involving 700 students and 300 parents in Volgodonsk, Russia. Itemizes types of leisure activities and hours per week of leisure time enjoyed by students and examines amount of organized leisure. Notes that television viewing consumed much of students' leisure time. Underscores parents' critical influence in determining student…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Age Groups, Educational Research, Elementary School Students