An Assessment of the Leisure Skill Needs of Developmentally Disabled Individuals

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Stuart J. Schleien, Professor & Chair (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Leisure skill training as a treatment modality within the total rehabilitation services for the developmentally dis-abled in Virginia has not offered readily available information regarding its status. Therapeutic recreation service utilizes recreational activities and leisure experiences to assist special population members to meet their basic human needs for energy release, self-expression and social and physical involvement.

Additional Information

Therapeutic Recreation Journal
Language: English
Date: 1979
Leisure Skills, Recreation, Disability

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