ERIC Number: ED119396
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Physical Education and Recreation for Impaired, Disabled and Handicapped Individuals... Past, Present, and Future.
Geddes, Dolores M.; Burnette, Wanda L.
The report serves as a systematic collection, analysis, and synthesis of research data, empirical evidence, program information, and various resource materials in the fields of recreation/therapeutic recreation and physical education/adapted physical education for disabled individuals. The report consists of over 20 state of the art reports, each of which includes the state of the art (including review of available literature), summaries of priority needs in research and demonstration and personnel preparation, and media needs (in some cases). Among the areas covered are physical education and recreation for blind, multiply handicapped, mentally retarded (mild to severe), epileptic, diabetic, and deaf mentally retarded individuals; the integration of handicapped individuals into regular recreation and physical education programs; effects of physical activity on asthmatic children; community recreation for handicapped persons; creative arts for handicapped persons; status of research on play apparatus for handicapped children; and diagnostic-prescriptive teaching/programming. Also presented are summaries of related projects funded by the Bureau of Education for the Handicapped and State Departments of Education and related conferences and projects sponsored by other groups. (Author)
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Exceptional Child Education, Handicapped Children, Hearing Impairments, Mental Retardation, Multiple Disabilities, Physical Activities, Physical Education, Program Descriptions, Recreation, Research Reviews (Publications), State Programs, Therapy, Trend Analysis, Visual Impairments
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC. Information and Research Utilization Center.
Note: For part 2, see EC 080 263