ERIC Number: ED367100
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
[Recreation for Youth with Deaf Blindness.]
Carr, Theresa, Ed.
HKNC-TAC News, v6 n1 Win-Spr 1991-92
This newsletter special issue focuses on recreational programming for people with deaf blindness. The following individual articles are presented: "Strategies To Promote Community Integrated Recreation: Guidelines for Leisure Coaches" by Joann Enos (which lists seven such strategies); "Assessing Recreation and Leisure Preferences" by Laura Rocchio (which describes assessment at the Helen Keller National Center); "Enhancing Recreational Participation" by Laura Rocchio and Jane Everson (which identifies modifications and adaptations in games, crafts, and community recreation activities); "Maximizing Hearing during Recreational Activities" by John Mascia (which describes assistive listening devices and communication strategies); and "Facilitating Communication with the Public" by Janis F. Bilello (which provides an overview of methods of communication for individuals with deaf blindness). Sources of information about therapeutic recreation, crafts materials, hearing impairment related equipment and aids, assistive listening devices, and communication products are listed. (DB)
Descriptors: Adults, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Communication Aids (for Disabled), Communication Skills, Deaf Blind, Leisure Education, Program Development, Recreation, Recreational Activities, Sensory Aids, Social Integration, Therapeutic Recreation
Technical Assistance Center/HKNC, 111 Middle Neck Rd., Sands Point, NY 11050-1299 (free, braille and large print available to registered individuals or institutions).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Helen Keller National Center - Technical Assistance Center, Sands Point, NY.