ERIC Number: ED179053
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Wait No Longer. Report of the First National Conference on Special Recreation for the Handicapped and the Dedication Ceremonies of White Oak Village of Mountwood Park.
Bane, David C., Jr., Ed.; And Others
The document offers proceedings of the First National Conference on Special Recreation for the handicapped which coincided with the dedication of White Oak Village/Mountwood Park (West Virginia), a recreational facility designed to serve as a national model for meeting the recreational needs of the handicapped. An introductory paper by E. Lehew and D. Bane reviews the history, mission, and program of Mountwood Park and White Oak Village. Other entries include the following titles and authors: "Making the Dream of Recreation for Handicapped a Reality" (J. Rockefeller); "Equity in Recreation for the Handicapped" (H. Russell); "Quality of Life--Recreation and Handicapped People" (R. Humphreys); "Milestones in Recreation for the Handicapped" (H. Moore); "Recreation and the Handicapped--The Unfinished Challenge" (H. Viscardi, Jr.); and "White Oak Village--The Turning Point in Special Recreation for the Handicapped" (J. Nesbitt). Texts of dedication speeches for White Oak Village are also given, as is a list of speakers, reactors, and planners. (SBH)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rehabilitation Services Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wood County Parks and Recreation Commission, WV.
Identifiers: White Oak Village (West Virginia)