ERIC Number: ED061670
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Enhancement of Recreation Service to Disabled Children. Part I. Final Report.
Berryman, Doris L.; And Others
A total of 616 representative agencies were visited and studied in terms of recreation services provided to handicapped children and youth. Of the 616, 88% provided some recreation services. Findings are presented by category of agency: commercial agencies, libraries and museums, 4-H clubs, churches, community agencies, public recreation agencies, health agencies, hospitals and residential schools, and public and private schools. Data are provided on increase or decrease in services, problems, types of disabilities served, facilities, activities, integration with normal children, community resources used, assistance obtained, transportation provided, and publicity. Comparative data from selected categories of agencies is further discussed in terms of personnel, types of activities provided, and types of disabilities served. Sixty-five tables are included. (KW)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Children's Bureau (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: New York Univ., NY. School of Education.