The North Carolina challenge for inclusive recreation

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Stuart J. Schleien, Professor & Chair (Creator)
Kimberly Miller, AP Assistant Professor and Research Associate (Contributor)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: In the fall of 2005, Dr. Stuart J. Schleien and Kimberly D. Miller of the Department of Recreation, Tourism, and Hospitality Management at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro embarked on an exciting journey. They were in search of the key elements necessary for providing inclusive recreation services, where participants with and without disabilities have access to all program opportunities offered by an agency. While experts in the field have provided a set of “promising practices” for inclusive recreation, there appear to be discrepancies between these practices and what is really occurring in the trenches. By investigating strategies used by agencies across the nation that provide exemplary inclusive services, they are identifying what it takes to succeed in accommodating participants with disabilities in existing programs.

Additional Information

Publication
NCRPA News, 60(3), 11
Language: English
Date: 2007
Keywords
Inclusive recreation services, Participants with disabilities, Participants without disabilities