ERIC Number: ED401679
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
[Inclusive Recreation and Families.]
Heyne, Linda A., Ed.; And Others
Impact, v9 n4 Fall 1996
This feature issue focuses on inclusive recreation for persons with developmental disabilities and their families. The articles provide information about the benefits of inclusive recreation for individuals and families, the challenges in attempting to create or access community recreation services that offer inclusive programs, and strategies that can be used by parents in seeking out and advocating for quality inclusive programs. The following major articles are included: "Inclusive Recreation and Families: Benefits, Challenges, and Parent-Professional Partnerships" (Linda A. Heyne and Stuart J. Schleien); "Benefits and Challenges of Recreation: Parent Perspectives" (Jennifer Mactavish); "Parents as Advocates for Inclusive Recreation" (Maurice K. Fahnestock and Linda A. Heyne);"Inclusive Recreation: A Parents' Guide to Quality" (Stuart J. Schleien and John E. Rynders); "The Role of Agencies in Supporting Belonging" (Angela Novak Amado); "Recreation Needs and Benefits Across the Life Span" (Carla E. S. Tabourne and Jerry G. Dickason); "Elders and Preschoolers Supporting Each Other: The Jewish Community Center Intergenerational Program" (Linda Heyne and others); "Improving Adapted Physical Education in Schools: A University-Public School Partnership" (Martin E. Block and Luke Kelly); "Recreation-Human Services Partnerships: The Rural Recreation Integration Project" (Lynn Anderson and others); "Community Recreation for Young Adults: Project TRAIL" (John Dattilo and others); "Supporting the Whole Person: Southside Services" (Don Magnuson); and "Building the Community Membership of Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities" (Barbara Ann Thomas). (DB)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Age Differences, Agencies, Agency Role, College School Cooperation, Community Programs, Developmental Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Programs, Higher Education, Intergenerational Programs, Needs Assessment, Normalization (Disabilities), Older Adults, Parent Attitudes, Parent Role, Preschool Children, Recreation, Recreational Activities, Recreational Programs, Rural Areas, Social Integration, Young Adults
Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota, 109 Pattee Hall, 150 Pillsbury Drive, SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455; telephone: 612-624-4512; fax: 612-624-9344.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration on Developmental Disabilities (DHHS), Washington, DC.; National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Inst. on Community Integration.; Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Research and Training Center on Residential Services and Community Living.