ERIC Number: ED242187
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Adaptive Recreational Equipment.
Schilling, Mary Lou, Ed.
PAM Repeater, n15 Apr 1983
Designed for teachers interested in therapeutic recreation, the document lists sources of adaptive recreational equipment and their homemade counterparts. Brief descriptions for ordering or constructing recreational equipment for the visually impaired, poorly coordinated, physically impaired, and mentally retarded are given. Specific adaptations include adjustable batting tees, flying foam discs, audible foam balls, no-handle paddles, wheelchair equipment fasteners, various flotation devices, adapted bicycling equipment, and other mobility aids. For each item, an address for ordering, item description, and approximate cost is provided. The document concludes with a short bibliography of special-equipment catalogs. (LH)
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Athletic Equipment, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Manipulative Materials, Mental Retardation, Mobility Aids, Physical Disabilities, Recreational Activities, Special Education, Teacher Developed Materials, Therapeutic Recreation, Visual Impairments
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Parents; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Physically Impaired Association of Michigan, Lansing. PAM Assistance Centre.