ERIC Number: ED168277
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
New Concepts and New Processes in Special Recreation. Institute Report #1. National Institute on New Models of Community Based Recreation and Leisure Programs and Services for Handicapped Children and Youth.
Nesbitt, John A.
One of nine volumes in a series on recreation for the handicapped, the report examines new concepts and processes in special recreation. Among 10 topics considered are the following: goals of community recreation for the handicapped; delivery system; guidelines for management and development; local community leadership; planning, cooperation and coordination; advocacy for community recreation; recreation rights and responsibilities of people who are handicapped; and 10-year goals for community or special recreation for the handicapped. A third section reviews results of a national survey of community recreation and leisure services involving 31,306 handicapped persons. A final section lists recreation and park departments that have provided pioneer opportunity recreation for the handicapped. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - 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.
Note: For related information, see ED 132 793-803; ED 143 176; ED 154 593 and EC 114 401-409; Best copy available