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close this book Aids resource manual - A guide for teaching about AIDS in Thailand
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close this folder Section I - Basic facts about AIDS
View the document Aids background " Q & A
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View the document Questions about transmission " Q & A
View the document Infection in the work place and loss of income from illness " O & A
View the document AIDS and the family " Q & A
close this folder Section II - Teaching about AIDS
View the document 10 tips for talking about AIDS
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close this folder Section III - Games and activities
View the document Activity 1: The basics of AIDS
View the document Activity 2: AIDS True/False test
View the document Activity 3: AIDS myth or fact game
View the document Activity 4: Vocabulary aid
View the document Activity 5: Take a stand
View the document Activity 6: Condom time bomb
View the document Activity 7: Other suggestions for activities with condoms
View the document Activity 8: Shaking STD's
View the document Activity 9: The immune system role play
View the document Activity 10: "I have AIDS" - A role play
View the document Activity 11: The AIDS risk game
View the document Activity 12: AIDS problem situations
View the document Activity 13: Eliminating barriers to individual AIDS prevention
View the document Activity 14: The story of four friends
View the document Activity 15: Tic-tac-toe
View the document Activity 16: Concentration
View the document Activity 17: AIDS and ladders
View the document Section IV - Resources
View the document Section V AIDS vocabulary
View the document Acknowledgements

Age-appropriate AIDS education guidelines

This section identifies the AIDS specific information that is Introduced (1), Emphasized (E), and Reviewed (R) at the appropriate grade levels. This plan design is from the California State School System, but has been reviewed and modified by the Curriculum Design Center of the Ministry of Education, Thailand.

CONCEPTS

Kinder-

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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

HIGH SCHOOL

   

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1. AIDS is a serious disease.

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2. The AIDS virus is not transmitted by casual contact.

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3. People with HIV/AIDS should be treated in a supportive manner.

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4. Saying no assertively can help students avoid risky situations.

       

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5. AIDS is caused by a virus.

       

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6. The AIDS virus is too small to be seen with the eyes.

       

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7. The AIDS virus destroys the immune system and stays in the body forever.

       

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8. People infected with HIV/AIDS can infect others even though they have no symptoms.

       

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9. Abstinence from sexual intercourse (pre marital and extra marital) is the only 100% protection from the sexual transmission of HIV/AIDS.

         

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10. Abstaining from sexual intercourse (pre marital and extra marital) and not sharing needles are the best protections from the HIV/AIDS virus.

         

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11. The AIDS virus can be transmitted through three body fluids: blood, semen, and vaginal fluids.

         

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12. Personal decisions regarding behavior can reduce or eliminate the risk of being infected by HIV/AIDS.

         

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13. The AIDS virus can be transmitted through sexual intercourse.

           

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14. The AIDS virus can be transmitted by infected mother to unborn baby.

           

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15. The AIDS virus can infect all people.

           

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16. There may or may not be signs and symptoms of infection with the AIDS virus.

           

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17. There is no cure or vaccine for HIV/AIDS.

           

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18. Syringes, needles, knives, and razors or any sharp instrument can transmit infected blood.

           

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19. The proper use of latex condoms reduces (not removes) the risk of infection with the AIDS virus.

             

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20. The blood supply from Red Cross of Thailand is almost completely safe.

             

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21. There are more people who are infected with the AIDS virus than have AIDS.

               

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22. An exclusive monogamous relationship can reduce the risk of transmitting the HIV/AIDS virus.

                 

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23 People can be tested for the AIDS antibody.

                     

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24. AIDS antibody test results can be used in making decisions about the future.

                       

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