ERIC Number: ED337978
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Resources on Integrated Recreation/Leisure Opportunities for Children and Teens with Developmental Disabilities.
Walker, Pam; And Others
This information package compiles several resources for supporting children and teens with severe disabilities in integrated recreation/leisure activities. The package contains: (1) an overview article by Pam Walker titled "Supports for Children and Teens with Developmental Disabilities in Integrated Recreation/Leisure Activities," with 19 references; (2) an article reprint titled "Our Leisure Identity/Vos Loisirs et Vous" by Judith McGill, emphasizing the importance of leisure experiences, the connection between leisure and friendships, and the need to assist people with disabilities to develop "leisure identities"; (3) an article reprint titled "The Kid from Cabin 17" by Pam Walker and Betsy Edinger, describing the experiences of a child with severe disabilities at a regular camp and implications for designing support services at camps or other recreation settings; (4) an article reprint titled "Supporting Children in Integrated Recreation" by Pam Walker; (5) an article reprint titled "A Sense of Belonging" by Bonnie Shoultz which provides examples of ways in which people with disabilities have become involved in ordinary community recreation and leisure activities; (6) the "Montgomery County (Maryland) Department of Recreation Policy Statement on Mainstreaming"; (7) a 15-item annotated bibliography on integrated recreation for children and teens; and (8) descriptions of four human service and community agencies and programs promoting positive integration practices. (JDD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Community Programs, Delivery Systems, Developmental Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Friendship, Human Services, Integrated Activities, Leisure Education, Recreational Activities, Recreational Programs, Resident Camp Programs, Severe Disabilities, Social Integration
Syracuse University, Center on Human Policy, 200 Huntington Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244-2340 ($2.35).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Syracuse Univ., NY. Center on Human Policy.
Note: Original document produced on colored paper.