ERIC Number: ED034345
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Physical Education and Recreation for Handicapped Children; Proceedings of a Study Conference on Research and Demonstration Needs.
National Recreation and Park Association, Arlington, VA.; American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.
Included are articles on the status of physical education for the retarded, the visually handicapped, the hearing impaired, and the emotionally disturbed. Concepts in research and demonstration needs in physical education and recreation for the physically handicapped are presented. Papers consider the status of recreation for the handicapped as related to the following: community agencies, institutions, and schools. Also discussed are research on recreation camping, an assessment and evaluation of projects, the methods of collecting and disseminating information, legislation, recruitment and training, and available services. (JM)
Descriptors: Camping, Community Recreation Programs, Evaluation Needs, Exceptional Child Education, Handicapped Children, Hearing Impairments, Mental Retardation, Physical Disabilities, Physical Education, Program Evaluation, Recreational Programs, Recruitment, Services, Visual Impairments
AAHPER, 1201 16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Recreation and Park Association, Arlington, VA.; American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.