ERIC Number: ED243269
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-May
Reference Count: 0
Sports, Games, and Outdoor Recreation for Handicapped Persons. Reference Circular No. 83-3.
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
The reference circular lists information about sports, games and outdoor recreation for handicapped persons. Names and addresses of organizations promoting specific sports and athletic activities (from archery and baseball to weight lifting and wrestling) are listed, followed by organizations promoting multi-sport activities, national and international competitions, and sources of specially designed equipment (such as special outdoor electric wheelchairs and sport aids). The section on camping and wilderness recreation lists guides to camping facilities as well as wilderness training and expedition programs. Sources for purchasing adapted table games (checkers, bingo, etc.) are followed by information on six information centers and clearinghouses on the topic. The final section presents titles and publishers of 10 periodicals concerned with sports and recreation for handicapped persons. (CL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.