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Coyne, Phyllis; Fullerton, Ann – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2014
The second edition of "Supporting Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Recreation" is expanded to provide the most up-to-date, practical approaches for professionals, as well as families, to support the increasing number of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) of all ages and levels who will be participating in every…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Recreation, Community Recreation Programs
Chin, Ming-Kai, Ed.; Edginton, Christopher R. – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2014
"Physical Education and Health: Global Perspectives and Best Practice" draws together global scholars, researchers, and practitioners to provide a review and analysis of new directions in physical education and health worldwide. The book provides descriptive information from 40 countries regarding contemporary practices, models, and…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Health Education, Global Approach, Best Practices
Mulvaney, Michael A.; Hurd, Amy R. – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2013
The "Official Study Guide for the CPRP Examination" provides up-to-date information in this new edition to assist the park and recreation professional in preparing for the CPRP examination. The study guide serves as an excellent source of information for any individual who works directly or indirectly in the field of park and recreation services.
Descriptors: Information Sources, Study Guides, Recreation, Certification
Miller, Rick – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2012
"You can mess all you want with instruction, curriculum, policy, and program strategies, and while all that is important, it doesn't substitute for the basics. We need adults who care about us as people and believe in us when no one else does, even when we don't seem to care about ourselves." Why do some children excel and some struggle? Why are…
Descriptors: Child Development, At Risk Persons, Caring, Success
Kelly, Luke E. – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2011
"Designing and Implementing Effective Adapted Physical Education Programs" was written to assist adapted and general physical educators who are dedicated to ensuring that the physical and motor needs of all their students are addressed in physical education. While it is anticipated that adapted physical educators, where available, will typically…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Long Range Planning, Physical Education Teachers, Program Development
Edginton, Christopher R.; Hudson, Susan D.; Scholl, Kathleen G.; Lauzon, Lara – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2011
"Leadership for Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services" presents new perspectives on the importance of leadership in the profession. Integrating theory with practice, the book provides foundational perspectives in the study of leadership at all levels--direct service, supervisory, managerial and community/civic--in recreation, parks and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Caring, Experiential Learning, Leadership Effectiveness
Austin, David R. – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2010
"Lessons Learned" provides a personalized approach and a fresh, bold guide for students and practitioners in recreational therapy. This thought-provoking, inspiring, and accessible text will help the next generation of recreational therapists to find purpose, meaning, and fulfillment in their own lives and to bring health and happiness to their…
Descriptors: Social Psychology, Methods, Recreational Activities, Therapeutic Recreation
Bullock, Charles C.; Mahon, Michael J.; Killingsworth, Charles L. – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2010
Ultimately, all successful recreation programs center around its participants wants and needs. Serving people with disabilities is no exception. "Introduction to Recreation Services for People with Disabilities" is intended to be an introductory book for anyone planning or working in the parks, recreation, and leisure service industry. Through…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Recreation, Parks, Leisure Time
Carlos, John P.; Miller, Rick – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2010
"Kids at Hope" inspires, empowers, and transforms families, youth serving organizations and entire communities to create an environment where all children experience success. This book contains the following chapters: (1) The Visit Universal Truths I & II; (2) The Classroom (A Celebration of Success); (3) What Makes a Difference?; (4) No…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Psychoeducational Methods, Children, Educational Environment
Stevens, Cheryl A.; Murphy, James F.; Allen, Lawrence R.; Sheffield, Emilyn A. – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2010
"A Career with Meaning" is a tailor made journey that enables individuals to match their core beliefs and values with numerous professional opportunities within the leisure industry. Leading experts provide detailed discussion and insight for 11 primary areas related to recreation, parks, sport management, hospitality and tourism. Once you have…
Descriptors: Hospitality Occupations, Tourism, Recreation, Career Planning
Stumbo, Norma J., Ed. – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2009
The second edition of "Professional Issues in Therapeutic Recreation: On Competence and Outcomes" is greatly expanded to include a wider variety of introductory materials and updates on current professional issues. The second edition represents a timely review of the state of affairs in the profession of therapeutic recreation. This book contains…
Descriptors: Evidence, Educational Quality, Ethics, Therapeutic Recreation
Russell, Ruth V. – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2009
Originally published in 1996, "Pastimes" introduced an exciting new text that explored leisure and recreation philosophy and science, the various subfields, and the leisure services industry. This new edition is the result of what the author has learned from years of engagement with leisure theory, research, and personal and professional practice.…
Descriptors: Recreation, Industry, Philosophy, Sciences
deLisle, Lee – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2009
"Creating Special Events" is organized as a systematic approach to festivals and events for students who seek a career in event management. This book looks at the evolution and history of festivals and events and proceeds to the nuts and bolts of event management. The book presents event management as the means of planning, organizing, directing,…
Descriptors: Guides, Activities, Program Administration, Program Implementation
Carpenter, Linda Jean – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2008
When most people think of legal issues in sport, they think about negligence. However, most professionals will face a much broader range of issues. For instance, topics such as sexual harassment, corporal punishment, drug testing, transportation, and hazing are all of special importance today. Also anti-discrimination laws and the concepts…
Descriptors: Legal Problems, Sexual Harassment, School Law, Drug Use Testing
Rossman, J. Robert; Schlatter, Barbara Elwood – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2008
Originally published in 1989, "Recreation Programming: Designing Leisure Experiences" has become a standard in the park, recreation, and leisure service industry. This title has been used to teach beginning and experienced programmers in over 100 higher-education institutions, both nationally and internationally. Designed in a user-friendly…
Descriptors: Program Development, Recreation, College Instruction, Organizational Culture
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