ERIC Number: ED116360
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Common Unity in the Community: A Forward Looking Program of Recreation and Leisure Services for the Handicapped.
Fairchild, Effie; Neal, Larry
Presented are 12 readings related to the Common-Unity program for providing recreation and leisure services for the handicapped within the local community. Introductory papers present the philosophical basis of the project (Larry Neal), and summarize the conference proceedings and program (Ted Gordon). Four papers on community education have the following titles: "Community Education--Perspective and Potential" (Edward Olsen), "Community Education and the Handicapped" (Jack Minzey), "Community School" (Alan Baas), and "Community Education and Community Schools" (James Cox). Special education needs and trends are focused on in three papers: "Trends and Issues in Leisure Education for the Handicapped Through Community Education" (Steve Brannan), "Mainstreaming--Fad or Fact? Implications for Community Educators and Recreation Specialists" (Mel Weishahn), and "Concept Normalization" (Jean Edwards). The final section includes three readings on recreation: "Special Community Education for the Handicapped--A Proposed Model to Meet the Total Life and Leisure Needs of the Handicapped Child and Adult" (John Nesbitt), "Leisure and Recreation Services in the Future" (Doug Sessoms), and "Therapeutic Recreation Information Center" (Fred Martin). Also included are the conference group reports, a list of participants, a conference summary and evaluation, and a listing of community education regional and cooperating centers. (DB)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Oregon Univ., Eugene. Center of Leisure Studies.