ERIC Number: EJ383354
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Leisure and Recreation of Exceptional Children: Theory and Practice.
Chorost, Sherwood B.
Child & Youth Services, v10 n2 p151-81 1988
Discusses theoretical bases and practical applications of therapeutic leisure and recreation programs in assisting children with mild, moderate, severe, and profound handicaps to become more accepted by their normal peers. Examples show how such activities can be designed to create an environment to facilitate the educational treatment of handicapped children. (Author/BJV)
Descriptors: Children, Daily Living Skills, Disabilities, Exceptional Persons, Leisure Education, Mainstreaming, Models, Normalization (Handicapped), Play Therapy, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Severe Disabilities, Skill Development, Social Science Research, Social Services, Theory Practice Relationship, Therapeutic Recreation, Transitional Programs
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue with the title, "Transitioning Exceptional Children and Youth into the Community: Research and Practice."