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Author Schleien, Stuart J.

Title Community recreation and people with disabilities : strategies for inclusion / Stuart J. Schleien, M. Tipton Ray, Frederick P. Green
Edition Second edition
Published Baltimore : P.H. Brookes Pub., [1997]


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 MELB  790.1960973 Sch/Cra  AVAILABLE
Description xix, 335 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Foreword to the First Edition / Fred Humphrey -- 1. Community Recreation and People with Disabilities -- 2. Creating Opportunities for Inclusive Recreation: Preparing People and Environments -- 3. Identifying and Overcoming Obstacles to Inclusive Recreation -- 4. Building Bridges Between Families and Providers of Community Leisure Services / Jennifer B. Mactavish -- 5. Recreation Inventory for Inclusive Participation -- 6. Intervention Strategies for Inclusive Recreation / John E. Rynders and Maurice K. Fahnestock -- 7. Friendship / Linda A. Heyne -- 8. Evaluating Community Recreation Programs -- 9. Exemplary Programs in Inclusive Community Recreation -- A. The Inclusive Community Leisure Service Process -- B. Leisure Interest Survey -- C. Effective Networking in Community Leisure Services: Roles and Responsibilities of Key Players and Networking Referral List -- D. Building Access Survey
E. Directory of National Organizations and Associations Serving People with Disabilities -- F. Recreation Inventory for Inclusive Participation and Recreation Evaluation Forms -- G. Volunteer Advocacy Forms -- H. Annotated Bibliography / Linda A. Heyne and Leo H. McAvoy
Summary Written by authors committed to ensuring the inclusion of people with disabilities in community recreation, this practical book equips readers to design, implement, and evaluate recreation programs. Complementing the helpful discussions of strategies and ideology are numerous case examples, along with a host of reproducible forms. In this second edition, new chapters cover the benefits and constraints of family recreation, ways to enhance social inclusion, and heartening stories of successful programs. Professionals in therapeutic and community recreation and special education will find this long-popular resource as essential as ever
Notes Rev. ed. of: Community recreation and persons with disabilities. 1988
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-326) and index
Subject People with disabilities -- Recreation -- United States.
People with disabilities -- Services for -- United States.
Recreation centers -- United States.
Recreational surveys -- United States.
Disabled Persons.
Author Green, Frederick P.
Ray, M. Tipton.
Schleien, Stuart J. Community recreation and persons with disabilities
LC no. 96007795
ISBN 1557662592