ERIC Number: ED052558
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
The Best of Challenge.
American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.
The articles on physical education and recreation for the mentally retarded have been compiled from the first five volumes of Challenge, a bi-monthly newsletter dealing with physical education, recreation, camping, outdoor education, and related activities for the retarded. Also included are a few entries from Outlook, a newsletter dealing with similar programs for persons with handicaps other than mental retardation. Contents are primarily written by and oriented toward the working practitioner, and are intended to convey practical information on programs, activities, problems, rationale, and philosophical considerations. Items are grouped according to contents into the following categories: philosophy and editorials, activities (handicrafts and games, athletics, bowling, dance, motor development, music physical education and fitness, swimming, tires and tubes, volunteer student activities), programs (adult, camping, grouping, on going, residential facilities, recreation, scouting, severely retarded, therapy, trainable retarded), equipment and innovative ideas, leadership, books and periodicals, films, cross country challenges, and research. (KW)
Descriptors: Exceptional Child Services, Mental Retardation, Physical Activities, Physical Education, Recreation, Recreational Programs
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Authoring Institution: American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.