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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
Murphy, Linda; Della Corte, Suzanne – Special Parent/Special Child, 1989
This newsletter issue focuses on toys, games, and activities that entertain special needs children and sharpen their ability to think, speak, and play with others. Play is beneficial to special children as it develops their creativity, helps them explore their environment, allows them to socialize, and provides opportunities for them to act out…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Disabilities, Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education
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
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