Wanted: A School for Kids with Mild Mental Retardation
MANILA, Philippines - Question: Would you know some schools that offer vocational courses for adults with mild mental retardation? Thank you very much for your help.Transition to work and adulthood is an ongoing issue of great importance for persons with disabilities (PWD). Although there is an increasing emphasis on early intervention programs and preschool inclusion of children with disabilities, as the child gets older, educational options become more and more limited.The end-goal of transition programs is to promote quality of life for the PWD to promote in them a feeling of dignity, self-worth and respect, the outcomes being a sense of empowerment, independence, personal …
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Publication information: Article title: Wanted: A School for Kids with Mild Mental Retardation. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Manila Bulletin. Publication date: July 18, 2011. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.
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