ERIC Number: ED218873
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Mar
Reference Count: 0
The Education and Social Integration of Handicapped Children Through Recreational Activities: Report of an International Seminar (Deuville, France, June 22-24, 1981).
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). Centre for Educational Research and Innovation.
The document reports on an international seminar on the role of recreational activities in the social integration of handicapped children. Chapter I presents concluding remarks by M. Neale about the seminar. Chapter II gives an overview of proceedings in the areas of social and philosophical change; theoretical considerations regarding integration; and key issues concerning leisure, play, recreation, handicap, and integration. Considered is the role of leisure activities, the arts, equitation, dance, and sporting and outdoor activities in the education of the handicapped. Chapter III contains findings of the working groups or the plastic arts, play, and music; pony riding; and sporting and other outdoor activities. A fourth chapter contains papers with the following titles and authors: "The Role of Play for Handicapped Children" (A. Giordano); "How Recreation Can Contribute to the Integration of Handicapped Children" (S. Tomkievicz); "Problem Solving Approach to the Social Integration of Handicapped Youth through Recreation Activities" (M. Manciaux); and "A Model of Social Integration of Handicapped Children through Recreational Activities" (M. Neale). An annotated bibliography of 70 references and the seminar schedule conclude the report. (SB)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Mainstreaming, Recreational Activities, Social Integration
Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, 2, rue Andre Pascal, Paris Cedex 16, France (no price quoted).
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). Centre for Educational Research and Innovation.