ERIC Number: ED191195
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
A Preliminary Study of Special Recreation for Disabled College/University Students.
Nesbitt, John A.; And Others
A national survey of 500 postsecondary institutions was undertaken to assess the services, programs, and facilities accessible to handicapped students. Among findings were that 22% of those responding provided special physical education course(s) and that, of 31 colleges or universities listed as members of the Association on Handicapped Student Service Programs in Postsecondary Education responding, 74% offered special counseling, referral, or information regarding participation in or attendance at recreational activities. A list of campus recreation activities offered to disabled students and a list of typical campus facilities are provided for use as checksheets in reviewing availability and accessibility. Comments from various persons involved in services to the disabled from a number of campuses are included. Among appendixes are the questionnaire and information on programs at some of the responding institutions. (PHR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Special Recreation, Inc., Iowa City, IA.