Introduction to Recreation Services for People With Disabilities, 4th ed. - Print

A Person-Centered Approach

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978-1-57167-807-2
Edition
4th
     
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Pages: 396

Dimensions: 10 × 7 × 1 in

Binding Type: Paperback


Introduction to Recreation Services for People With Disabilities reflects a broad-based explanation of the role of practitioners in the interrelated fields of therapeutic recreation, inclusive recreation, and special recreation.

This book, based on the authors’ personal learnings and beliefs, supported by research, explores the philosophical, conceptual, historical, and political underpinnings of recreation and persons with disabilities. It provides general and specific information about people with disabilities. Further, it discusses the recreation service delivery system and issues and trends related to service delivery.

The authors have worked at the higher education level and have extensive experience working with people with disabilities. This book is intended to be an introductory text for students in parks and recreation departments and leisure studies departments.