ERIC Number: ED329033
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Integrated Leisure and Recreation.
Schleien, Stuart, Ed.; Rynders, John, Ed.
IMPACT, v2 n3 Fall 1989
This "feature issue" focuses on integrated leisure and recreation for developmentally disabled persons and includes descriptions of innovative leisure/recreation programs which allow the realization of the concepts of normalization and least restrictive environment. Brief articles include the following titles and authors: "Challenging the Stereotypes" by John E. Rynders (social/leisure activities of 13 developmentally disabled preadolescents); "Integrated Community Recreation: A Search for Quality" by Kirsten M. Kuhnly (lists indicators of quality in integrated recreation programs); "Accessible to All: The St. Paul Jewish Community Center" by Linda Heyne; "Empowering the Community: The Vision and Goal of Two Local ARCs" by Mo Fahnestock and M. Tipton Ray; "An Experience with an Extra 'Kick'" by Caye Nelson (horseback riding); "An 'Electrifying Experience'" by Jenny Cameron (electronic games); "Integration on the Banks of the Mississippi River" by Cheryl L. Light and others (activities at a Minneapolis special school); "Linking Lives" by M. Tipton Ray and others (ways to facilitate interactions with care providers and friends); "Wilderness Inquiry: Integration through Adventure" by Greg Lais; "Bringing People Together in Outdoor Education" by Leo H. McAvoy and others; "Special Olympics Campaign Expands 'World of Winners'" by Sheila Dinn and others; "Tony and Aaron: A Mother's Hopes for Her Sons" by Mary Ulrich; "Parents as Advocates" by Susan Hamre- Nietupski and others; "Meeting Your Child's Individual Needs in an Integrated Recreation Program" by Stuart J. Schleien and others. Eight suggested readings are listed as well as manufacturers of modified recreation equipment. (DB)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Adolescents, Children, Community Programs, Developmental Disabilities, Interpersonal Relationship, Leisure Education, Normalization (Handicapped), Outdoor Education, Quality Control, Recreation, Recreational Activities, Social Integration, Young Adults
Institute on Community Integration, 6 Pattee Hall, 150 Pillsbury Dr., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
Sponsor: Administration on Developmental Disabilities (DHHS), Washington, DC.; Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Inst. on Community Integration.