ERIC Number: EJ799872
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun
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Sports Competition--Integrated or Segregated? Which Is Better for Your Child?
Grosse, Susan J.
Exceptional Parent, v38 n6 p28-29 Jun 2008
Selecting competitive sports opportunities for a child is a challenging process. Parents have to make the right choices so that their young athletes will have many years of healthy, happy, active experiences. If parents make the wrong choices, their son or daughter will have, at the very least, a few unhappy hours, and worst-case scenario, could be psychologically scarred for life. This article offers some helpful guidelines in choosing the right competitive sports program for the child.
Descriptors: Athletics, Social Integration, Disabilities, Physical Recreation Programs, Competition, Selection
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