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ERIC Number: ED210897
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Pages: 131
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Special Athletic Opportunities for Individuals with Handicapping Conditions.
Winnick, Joseph P., Ed.; Short, Francis X., Ed.
The report contains 12 author contributed chapters concerned with special athletic opportunities for individuals with handicapping conditions. The monograph begins with a detailed treatment of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 followed by descriptions of athletic programs developed by various groups. Remaining chapters are concerned with discussions of emerging programs in certain sports, programs developed at regional and state levels, athletic opportunities in higher education, and disabled sports on the international level. Chapters have the following titles and authors: "Implications of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act as Related to Physical Education Instructional, Personnel Preparation, Intramural, and Interscholastic/Intercollegiate Sports Programs" (J. Winnick, et al.); "Athletics for the Mentally Retarded as Organized by Special Olympics" (K. Clark, F. Short); "Athletic Competition for the Blind Organized by the United States Association for Blind Athletes--USABA" (M. Savage, J. Winnick); "Athletic Competition for the Deaf" (G. Daquila, J. Winnick); "Wheelchair Basketball Sponsored by the National Wheelchair Basketball Association" (M. Savage, J. Winnick); "Athletic Opportunities for Wheelchair Participants as Sponsored by the National Wheelchair Athletic Association" (K. Clark, F. Short); "Athletic Opportunities for Persons with Handicapping Conditions in Bowling, Marathon Racing, Tennis, Skiing, and Beep Baseball" (K. Clark, et al.); "Sports Organized by the National Association of Sports for Cerebral Palsy" (M. Savage, J. Winnick);"Athletic Opportunities for the Handicapped--Special School District of St. Louis County" (M. Sullivan); "Minnesota Association for Adapted Athletics" (L. Kalakian, J. Heaton); "Special Athletic Opportunities in Higher Education" (F. Short); and "An Overview and Perspective on International Disabled Sports--Past-Present-Future" (C. Huber). (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: New York State Univ., Coll. at Brockport.
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota; Missouri
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)