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From schools to community: achieving independence and community integration through leisure education

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

Abstract: According to the Office of Special Education (1987), approximately 190,000 students with disabilities graduate from public schools each year. Although these students are prepared for transition into adult life through special education, vocational training, functional skill development, and some adapted physical education programs, little specific training is offered for time these individuals are not at work. Potentially, some students lack skills or knowledge of what to do when not at work, which in turn may interfere with integration into their communities (Bellamy & Wilcox, 1982; Schleien & Ray, 1986; Voeltz, Weurch & Wilcox, 1982).

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Publication
Palaestra, 8 (1), 8-43.
Language: English
Date: 1991
Keywords
Recreation, Education, Disabilities, Disabled children