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Ross, Ruth Herron; Roberts-Pacchione, Beth – Corwin, 2011
Research shows that a child's social and behavioral skills affect the development of cognitive and physical abilities. Set students on a path to success and have fun doing it with this activity-packed second edition of "Wanna Play". The authors provide hundreds of activities that help children learn how to behave appropriately and make friends.…
Descriptors: Direct Instruction, Behavior Problems, Early Intervention, Interpersonal Relationship
Gabriels, Robin L., Ed.; Hill, Dina E., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2007
Individuals with autism and their caregivers face unique challenges in later childhood and adolescence, yet this period is often neglected in the professional literature. This much-needed volume translates current research on the needs of this population into practical recommendations for clinicians and educators. Featuring vivid case examples and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Caregivers, Assistive Technology, Sexuality
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Kitagawa, Pam; Ridley, Melanie – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2005
Today, the media, policy makers, educators, and parents are all talking about abstinence. Unfortunately, these groups often do not define the term or assume a singular, limited definition. However, each group and possibly each individual have a different definition of the word. In this environment of confusion and miscommunication, it is essential…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Definitions, Semantics, Pregnancy
Robson, Barbara; Lipson, Juliene – 2002
This booklet provides a basic introduction to the people, history, and cultures of Afghanistan. It is designed primarily for service providers and others assisting the Afghan refugees in their new communities in the United States. The 12 sections focus on: (1) "Preface"; (2) "Introduction" (recent Afghan refugees); (3)…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education
Watson, Bevilie R. – 1984
This book deals with the promotion of body awareness through use of educational gymnastics, with handicapped or non-handicapped but poorly coordinated children of all age levels. The method provides an analytical approach to movement, encourages children to listen to language, and assists them in creating their own activities. The activities and…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Class Activities, Disabilities, Elementary Education
Sanders, Charles D.; And Others – 1986
This document contains five papers about resources, support systems, and advocacy presented at a national conference about the nonwhite disabled. The papers and authors are: (1) "A College-Based Rehabilitation Training Program for Working with the Nonwhite Disabled" (C. D. Sanders)--program components include attention to sensitivity training,…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Blacks, Community Colleges, Community Resources
Jones, Jeffery A., Ed. – 1988
This official training manual of the United States Cerebral Palsy Athletic Association includes the latest coaching and training techniques specific to all sports in the national program. The book features guidelines for coaching over a dozen sports, including soccer, swimming, cycling, and track and field. It contains everything coaches,…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Athletic Coaches, Athletics
Crystal, Ralph M., Comp. – 1982
The report covers issues in the rehabilitation of persons with learning disabilities (LD). Issues raised in an interdisciplinary conference on the rehabilitation needs of adolescents and adults with LD are identified for four areas (sample subtopics in parentheses): (1) definition, assessment, and service delivery (characteristics of effective…
Descriptors: Adults, Educational Needs, Employment, Learning Disabilities
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Anderson, Stuart; Bedgood, Dale – Mathematics and Computer Education, 1991
Presented is a brief outline of a team teaching project for a history of mathematics course directed toward preservice mathematics teachers. A main advantage cited is a distributed workload that engages the cooperation and support of the entire faculty. (JJK)
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Higher Education, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education
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Lund, Kathryn A.; And Others – Teaching Exceptional Children, 1987
Job performance of disabled students can be monitored through: (1) student job reports (which emphasize self-analysis of on-the-job performance) and (2) job support groups (which focus on problem solving for employment situations). Both activities help students perceive the connection between work experience and school and help teachers intervene…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Job Performance, On the Job Training
McIntyre, Sally; Goltsman, Susan M. – 1997
A playground safety checklist provides an up-to-date play area inspection system based on standards from the American Society for Testing and Materials' F 1487-95 and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's Handbook for Public Playground Safety (1994). Guidelines address "public" playground equipment installed in parks, schools,…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Elementary Education, Evaluation Methods, Facility Guidelines
Fitt, Sally, Ed.; Riordan, Anne, Ed. – 1980
This volume presents a collection of 14 articles, written by professionals active in teaching dance to the handicapped. Different approaches, techniques, and philosophies are presented in the following papers: "Dance for the Handicapped: A Mainstreaming Approach" (C. D. Crain); "The Science of the Art of Giving Directions" (M.…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Coping, Dance Education
Reese, E. Rosalie – 1983
Hearing impaired children from birth to age 5 in rural areas throughout the state of Utah are served by a home-based program which trains parents to communicate effectively with their hearing impaired child. The program is based on the following premises: (1) the preschool years are critical for developing communication skills; (2) the home is the…
Descriptors: Communication Disorders, Communication Skills, Delivery Systems, Hearing Impairments
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Couch, Joan M. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 1987
This article addresses the situations in which athletes with special needs and considerations participate in sports. The health problems discussed are diabetes mellitus, exercise-induced asthma, exercise-induced anaphylaxis, and epilepsy. (MT)
Descriptors: Asthma, Athletes, Diabetes, Epilepsy
Raines, Julianne – 1994
This report describes a classroom project that groups sophomore biology students into "companies" bidding for a "contract" to build a self-sufficient, enclosed city by producing a manual and model of their version of a biosphere. Students must develop technological support systems, social and economic parameters, and systems…
Descriptors: Biology, Ecology, Environmental Education, High Schools