Teaming up with parents to support inclusive recreation

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Stuart J. Schleien, Professor & Chair (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: For over a dozen years, recreation professionals have been exploring new ways to include people with disabilities in community recreation settings. Yet, in many towns, cities and rural areas across the country, the impetus for inclusion continues to originate from parents of children with disabilities who must "knock on doors" in an effort to acquire access for their children. The isolation and frustration that many parents feel when advocating for inclusive services is evident in the stories they tell of prejudice and of the denial of their children's right to participation.

Additional Information

Publication
Parks & Recreation; May 1997; 32, 5; Research Library pg. 76
Language: English
Date: 1997
Keywords
People with disabilities, Recreation, Parental involvement, Children with disabilities