ERIC Number: ED361316
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Leisure Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities: Legal Issues.
Grosse, Susan J., Ed.; Thompson, Donna, Ed.
This volume explores legal issues that serve as foundations for quality active leisure participation by persons with disabilities. In addition to documenting details of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990), playground and equipment standards and guidelines, and American Camping Assoication standards, it presents specific information on risk management, liability, negligence, and accessibility. The publication is divided into two sections--"Legal Concerns" and "Accessibility and Participation." The first section presents five articles: (1) "The Americans with Disabilities Act: Implications for Recreation and Leisure" (Julian U. Stein); (2) "Legal Concerns: Civil Rights and Negligence" (Annie Clement); (3) "Camping for Individuals with Disabilities: Standards and Guidelines" (Susan F. McConnell); (4) "Guidelines, Regulations, and Standards for Play Equipment and Surfaces" (Donna Thompson); and (5) "Critical Issues: Risk Management, Informed Consent, and Participant Safety" (Julian U. Stein). In the second section, the articles are: (6) "Play Spaces for All: A Photo Collage" (Susan J. Grosse, David N. Reams, Barbara M. Moody, Delores Richmond, Todd Teske); (7) "Accessibility: Growth of Opportunity for Individuals with Visual Impairment" (James V. Mastro); (8) "To Give Them Roots and Wings: Re-exploring Accessibility Issues for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Program Participants" (Ann E. Graziadei); (9) "Play in the Child Care Setting: Creating Opportunities for Preschool Children with Disabilities" (Sue C. Wortham); and (10) "Wilderness Adventure Trips" (Glenn M. Roswal, Timothy P. Winter, Tom Collier, Eric Dresser, Jill Hembree, Mark Singleton, James B. Wise). (LL)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Accident Prevention, Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Camping, Disabilities, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Hearing Impairments, Legal Responsibility, Leisure Time, Normalization (Disabilities), Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Recreational Activities, Recreational Facilities, Safety Equipment, Secondary School Students, Visual Impairments
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Research, Administration, Professional Councils & Societies, Reston, VA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990