ERIC Number: ED022275
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Reference Count: 0
Final Report of a Demonstration Project to Determine the Feasibility of Establishing an Information Center--Recreation for the Handicapped.
Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale.
A 2-year project to establish an information center for collecting, collating, and distributing information on recreation for the handicapped is described. The setting is defined, including the purpose, personnel, and overview of the project; problems associated with establishing the project are discussed. Changes in goals and the production, content, and distribution of a newsletter and fliers on recommended reading, procedures, and programs are described; implications derived from the success and failure of attempted plans are detailed. A summary and recommendations are given. Appendixes include categories used in the field of recreation for the mentally retarded; examples of letters, newsletters, the three fliers; and statistics on requests received. (SN)
Descriptors: Exceptional Child Education, Information Centers, Information Dissemination, Information Services, Instructional Materials, Learning Resources Centers, Library Services, Mental Retardation, National Programs, Newsletters, Recreation, Recreational Activities, Recreational Programs, Reference Services
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Vocational Rehabilitation Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale.