Inclusive and special recreation: opportunities for persons with disabilities
Brown & Benchmark Publishers, 1996 - Crafts & Hobbies - 345 pages
Take a closer look at recreation issues for persons with disabilities in [the book]. By focusing on inclusive recreation, the authors offer concrete suggestions for integrating people with and without disabilities into the same recreational activities. An early introduction to related legislation, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, makes legal issues clear and helps you understand the implications these laws will have for your career, whether or not you'll be working in the recreation industry. [The book] looks beyond the therapeutic nature of recreation by demonstrating that persons with disabilities should be considered leisure service consumers. -Back cover. This textbook was written primarily for undergraduate students, especially those in their first two years of study. As such, it is appropriate for use in community or junior college courses, as well as within four-year baccalaureate programs. -Pref.
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