ERIC Number: ED113894
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Community Recreation Programming for Handicapped Children. Bulletin No. 96.
Wilson, George T.
Described in the manual are methods, equipment, and materials that were used to develop a model community recreation program for handicapped children in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Discussed are program principles, recommendations, and evaluation techniques; administrative considerations such as budgeting, transportation, and publicity; staff recruitment, training, and supervision; and the importance of teamwork between parents and staff members. Suggestions are offered for avocational counseling and adaptive physical, aquatic, cultural, mental, social, and camping activities. Appendixes include resource information; sample enrollment forms; and checklists for evaluating competency in such areas as manual dexterity, social interaction, and self-image. (LH)
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Administration, Camping, Community Programs, Equipment, Exceptional Child Services, Facilities, Handicapped Children, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Recreation
National Recreation and Park Association, 1601 North Kent Street, Arlington, Virginia 22209 ($2.50)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Recreation and Park Association, Arlington, VA.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin (Milwaukee)