ERIC Number: ED133981
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Apr
Play, Recreation and Leisure for People Who Are Deaf-Blind.
Nesbitt, John A., Ed.
Based on position papers and proceedings of the National Institute on Program Development and Training in Recreation for Deaf-Blind Children, Youth, and Adults, the document presents approximately 50 brief articles for use by parents, teachers, rehabilitation personnel, and therapeutic recreation personnel. Sections cover the following topics (sample article topics in parentheses): perspectives on recreation (suggestions for activities and games); play, recreation, and leisure (arts and crafts, camping, and sports); leisure education (role of the school); special considerations in recreation (problems and issues); consumerism and advocacy for recreation (strategies for advocacy); evaluation in recreation (evaluation of motor skills); guidelines on recreation (recreation's contribution to rehabilitation and education); administration of recreation (coordinating development of services); and sources of information and assistance (regional centers, and information and research centers). Included is a listing of contributors with brief background sketches. (IM)
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.