ERIC Number: ED168285
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Professional Advocacy at the National Level in Physical Education and Recreation for Handicapped Children. 1976-77 Report of the President of the National Consortium on Physical Education and Recreation for the Handicapped.
Nesbitt, John A.
The last in a series of reports (EC 114 401-409) on recreation for handicapped persons reviews the history and current role of the National Consortium on Physical Education and Recreation for the Handicapped (NCPERH), a national advocacy organization. Information on advocacy in the national scene covers such aspects as the White House Conference on Handicapped Individuals, the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on the Handicapped, the President's Commission on Olympic Sport, and the National Recreation and Park Association. Committees, officers, and activities of NCPERH are described. The bulk of the document is composed of 10 appendixes, including agendas of board meetings and conferences. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Iowa Univ., Iowa City. Recreation Education Program.
Identifiers: NCPERH Program
Note: For related information, see ED 132 793-803; ED 143 176; ED 154 593; EC 114 401-408; Best copy available