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Nicpon, Megan Foley; Assouline, Susan G.; Colangelo, Nicholas; O'Brien, Matthew – Connie Belin & Jacqueline N. Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development (NJ1), 2008
This "Packet of Information for Families" (PIF) was developed for parents whose children are identified as both gifted/ talented and on the autism spectrum, or twice-exceptional. Parents of twice-exceptional children often search for appropriate and challenging enrichment programs for their child, but the dearth of information available…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Enrichment Activities, Autism, Asperger Syndrome
McCarney, Stephen B. – 1995
This test manual provides information on the Adaptive Behavior Education Scale-Home Version (ABES), a 25-minute behavior scale designed to evaluate adaptive skills in students with behavioral, learning, and intellectual disabilities, including educationally relevant behavior which may be identified as contributing to more appropriate diagnosis,…
Descriptors: Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Behavior Rating Scales, Daily Living Skills, Elementary Secondary Education
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
District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC. Div. of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services. – 1983
Intended for use with handicapped students in Washington, D.C. secondary schools, the daily activities in this calendar can be used by all parents interested in reinforcing classroom learning with a structured home program. Activities for each month focus on a particular theme, as follows: September, getting to school; October, exploring the…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Career Awareness, Citizenship Education, Communication Skills
Special Parent/Special Child, 1987
This issue of the newsletter offers suggestions to help parents improve the experience of living with a handicapped child during the out-of-school summer months. Maintaining a moderately structured schedule is recommended, with activities based on the child's individual interests and energy level. Participation in routine activities at home (e.g.,…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Daily Living Skills, Developmental Disabilities, Interpersonal Competence