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ERIC Number: ED276208
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 98
Abstractor: N/A
Dance for the Handicapped. Focus on Dance IX.
Fitt, Sally, Ed.; Riordan, Anne, Ed.
This volume presents a collection of 14 articles, written by professionals active in teaching dance to the handicapped. Different approaches, techniques, and philosophies are presented in the following papers: "Dance for the Handicapped: A Mainstreaming Approach" (C. D. Crain); "The Science of the Art of Giving Directions" (M. Hunter); "Developing Creative Movement Experience for the Handicapped" (N. B. Schmitz); "A Conceptual Framework for Teaching Dance to the Handicapped" (A. Riordan); "Anne's Magic" (S. Fitt and A. Riordan); "The Case for Dance for the Deaf" (A. Pisciotta); "Creative Movement for the Young Hearing-Impaired Child" (R. I. Reber); "Dance/Movement Communication for Young Deaf Adolescents" (C. K. Harsell); "Observations on Dance Therapy as a Viable Treatment Modality for Visually Handicapped Individuals" (K. Mason); "Dance Therapy as Treatment of Choice for the Emotionally Disturbed and Learning Disabled Child" (M. B. Leventhal); "Procession: Developmental Dance with Disabled People" (G. Blanchard and D. Cieloha); "Evolution of a Dance Program for Handicapped Children" (M. L. Lloyd); "Simplified Movement Behavior Analysis as a Basis for Designing Dance Activities for the Handicapped" (S. Fitt); and "Dance for the Handicapped Child: Pitfalls or Conquests?" (F. Clark). Appendices provide a paper on "Public Law 94-142 and the Arts" (C. Sherrill), a resource bibliography (with over 50 entries), and information about the contributors. (CB)
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1900 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091 ($5.95, Stock No. 243-26816).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Support Staff; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reston, VA. National Dance Association.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act