ERIC Number: ED231565
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
The Bradford Papers. Vol. III. Proceedings from the 1982 Institute on Innovations in Camping and Outdoor Education with Persons Who are Disabled.
Robb, Gary M., Ed.
Third in a series of papers resulting from the Annual Institute on Innovations in Camping and Outdoor Education with Persons Who are Disabled, this volume consists of 12 articles reflecting innovative efforts to bring exciting outdoor based programs to persons with disabilities. Addressing leadership training, innovative program approaches, and area-equipment-facility accessibility, the articles cover the following topics: the Individualized Education Plan in the outdoor environment as an inservice approach; current practices in training and continuing education; observer tools (e.g., Cheffers' Adaptation of the Flanders Interaction Analysis System and the Individual Response Gestalt) to supplement a program evaluation; cost effectiveness of a 4-day wilderness camping experience for adult acute psychiatric patients; the holistic program at ECHO (Environmental Camp for Handicapped and Others) in Goshen, Massachusetts; the value of heterogeneous groupings for the personal growth wilderness adventure; total physical fitness for persons with disabilities using circuit training (exercises that improve muscle strength, endurance, and flexibility, and cardiovascular endurance); risk training as an educational tool; heritage arts within outdoor education experiences; modifiying wheelchairs for compass use; the ropes course at Bradford Woods; and access to recreation for persons with disabilities. The volume concludes with some insights into the Institute's planning and development. (NQA)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Adolescents, Adults, Adventure Education, Camping, Children, Disabilities, Exercise, Experiential Learning, Heterogeneous Grouping, Holistic Approach, Individualized Education Programs, Leadership Training, Mainstreaming, Observation, Orienteering, Outdoor Activities, Outdoor Education
Indiana University/Bradford Woods, 5040 State Road 67 N, Martinsville, IN 46151 ($8.00 each; set of vols. 1-3, $15.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Dept. of Recreation and Park Administration.
Identifiers: Environmental Camp for Handicapped and Others MA
Note: Endorsed by the National Therapeutic Recreation Society. Prepared at the Outdoor Education, Recreation and Camping Center located at Bradford Woods, Martinsville, Indiana. For related documents, see ED 224 636-637.