ERIC Number: ED276208
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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)
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Coping, Dance Education, Dance Therapy, Deafness, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Hearing Impairments, Learning Disabilities, Mainstreaming, Motor Development, Movement Education, Self Concept, Self Expression, Sensory Integration, Visual Impairments
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
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