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ERIC Number: ED132793
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Recreation Programs for the Handicapped.
Iowa Univ., Iowa City. Recreation Education Program.
Presented are duplications of the responses given by Recreation Programs for the Handicapped (Miami, Florida) as part of a project to collect, share, and compile information about, and techniques in the operation of 18 community action models for recreation services to the disabled. Model programs are categorized as consumer, client competency, recreation and leisure services, parks and recreation, rehabilitation, and voluntary health agency models. Reported are program services in the following areas: the population served (mentally and physically handicapped children and adults in Dade County); primary activities (recreation and leisure programs mixed with community survival skill training); primary facilities used (park facilities, community schools, group homes, and junior college settings); staffing (45 individuals--recreation specialists and recreation leaders); total budget ($300,000) and primary sources of support (federal funds, grants, and City of Miami General Funds); and values and goals achieved through the program (development of indepedence and social skills that lead to enjoyable use of leisure time). A copy of the completed survey form is also provided. (SBH)
Descriptors: Activities, Budgets, Community Programs, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Exceptional Child Services, Financial Support, Leisure Time, Mental Retardation, Normalization (Handicapped), Objectives, Personnel, Physical Disabilities, Program Descriptions, Recreational Facilities, Recreational Programs, Rehabilitation, Surveys
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Iowa Univ., Iowa City. Recreation Education Program.
Identifiers - Location: Florida (Miami)