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ERIC Number: ED381948
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Powerful Partnerships: Parents & Professionals Building Inclusive Recreation Programs Together.
Schleien, Stuart J., Ed.; And Others
This collection of readings is intended to help parents of children with disabilities join together or with professionals to advocate for inclusive recreational programs for their children. The following 15 readings are included: "To Play or Not To Play? A History of Recreation in America" (Carla E. S. Tabourne et al.); "Why Is Inclusive Recreation Important?" (Stuart J. Schleien et al.); "Why Is a Family Focus Imperative to Inclusive Recreation?" (Jennifer Mactavish); "Working Together for Programs of Quality" (Leonard Weiss et al.); "Focusing on Families as the Point of Service" (Jennifer Mactavish and Linda A. Heyne); "Getting Action by Taking Action: Parent Advocacy" (Maurice K. Fahnestock and Jonathan A. Balk); "Building Relationships and Friendships through Recreation" (Linda A. Heyne); "Paving the Road to Inclusion with Cooperation" (John E. Rynders); "Emphasizing Abilities across the Lifespan--Why Bother?" (Carla E. S. Tabourne and John E. Rynders); "Family Focus Groups in the Dowling School Friendship Program" (Linda A. Heyne); "Customer Service Builds Better Programs: Bloomington Parks & Recreation" (Maurice K. Fahnestock and Crystie Dufon); "After School...What Do You Do? Minneapolis Y-MAP" (Jonathan A. Balk et al.); "Family-Centered Recreation Programs: The Pallina Club & Family Rec Connections" (Kathy Strom); "Mixing Kids & Seniors at the JCC Intergenerational Program" (Linda A. Heyne et al.); and "Inclusion in Community Leisure Services" (Stuart J. Schleien). (Each paper contains references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Community Recreation Programs, Cooperative Programs, Disabilities, Family Involvement, Inclusive Schools, Leisure Education, Parent Role, Program Development, Recreational Activities, Recreational Programs, Social Integration
Therapeutic Recreation Leadership Training Grant Project Office, University of Minnesota, 110 Cooke Hall, 1900 University Ave., S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455 ($15).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Community
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.; National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Inst. on Community Integration.; Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. School of Kinesiology and Leisure Studies.