ERIC Number: ED029444
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
A Guide for Programs in Recreation and Physical Education for the Mentally Retarded.
American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.
The Project on Recreation and Fitness for the Mentally Retarded and the objectives of such programs are reviewed. Activity areas surveyed include physical fitness, motor ability, sports skills, special events, and recreation. Also considered are the following: testing and measuring individual progress, including psychomotor and physical fitness tests, developmental profiles, and awards; medical examinations; and facilities, equipment, and supplies. Inservice education and training are discussed, as well as activities for volunteers and parents; public relations and information needs are considered. A guide for program evaluation and a 38-item bibliography are provided. (JK)
Descriptors: Athletic Equipment, Athletics, Exceptional Child Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Measurement Instruments, Medical Evaluation, Mental Retardation, Parent Participation, Physical Education, Physical Fitness, Program Evaluation, Psychomotor Skills, Public Relations, Reinforcement, Rewards, Teaching Methods, Tests, Volunteers
American Association For Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, 1201 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D. C. 20036 ($1.25).
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.