ERIC Number: ED123867
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Leisure Activity Participation and Handicapped Populations: An Assessment of Research Needs.
Verhoven, Peter J.; Goldstein, Judith E.
Presented is a report of a conference on research needs in the area of leisure time activity for handicapped persons. Reviewed are the initial conference concept and its evaluation into five categories of concern (leisure concepts, attitudinal barriers, activity analysis, design/adaptation considerations, and education/counseling). Discussed are the following research and demonstration priority areas: social psychology of leisure; barriers to acquisition and maintenance of skills; activity analysis, selection, and programming, dissemination and utilization; and service delivery. Considered is the facet model of research. Strategies to enhance leisure participation by handicapped persons are recommended for the five priority areas. The bulk of the document is comprised of four appendixes, containing five state of the art presentations and reactor panel comments on the five research priority areas, and a list of conference participants. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Recreation and Park Association, Arlington, VA.