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  • Making School and Community Recreation Fun for Everyone: Places and Ways to Integrate

    This book answers the challenge of inclusion with a workable plan for opening recreation programs to everyone in the community. Based on the premise that any community member can effectively promote inclusive leisure, this insightful guide defines the role of community leisure facilitator and tells how to:

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  • Community Recreation and Persons with Disabilities: Strategies for Integration

    This "how to" guide takes a look at the integration process and offers guidelines for simplifying the creation and implementation of successful integrated leisure opportunities for persons with disabilities. The book focuses on a 'systems change' approach away from a segregated one to an integrated system that addresses the needs...

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  • Recreation Options: Integration Opportunities for People with Intellectual Disabilities

    This information kit was part of the Recreation Options Project implemented by AAMR. The primary aim of the Project was to encourage and support the development of community based recreation opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities, with this kit providing practical approaches to integration and a variety of different program ideas.

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  • Leisure

    Although this booklet is 12 years old, it was obviously quite groundbreaking for its time, for it begins like this "Any discussion of the leisure life of mentally handicapped people must be placed in the context of the leisure life of ordinary typical citizens" (p.1) - this context includes the...

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  • San Diego Just for the Fun of it: A Consumer Recreation Guide for Persons with Disabilities Living in San Diego County

    "This booklet is for people with disabilities who think that having friends and having fun is important. It is also for their families and teachers. This booklet has specific information on identifying, planning , and doing social, leisure and recreational activities...This handbook has basic information and steps to help people...

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  • Disability, Community and Society

    This book encourages reflection on present means of supporting people and looks at the shift towards supports that recognise and accommodate individual differences, and acknowledge self-determination and choice. The book includes questions for discussion on the topics covered. Keyword: Theory,,,,

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  • Theorising leisure and disability

    "This article..firstly discuss(es) theories of leisure which emphasise that leisure is intrinsically linked to work and that there is a socialisation process which inculcates a belief in people that the enjoyment of leisure has to be first earned by work.

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  • All Students Learning Together - Taking Action on Education

    Family Advocacy strongly believes in the importance of an inclusive education for children with disability preparing them on the pathway for an inclusive life. For families pursuing inclusion at school this booklet Taking Action on Education – All students learning together, aims to assist families in a practical way with their...

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  • Parents as leaders in educational reform

    Uditsky argues that there are many similarities between the inclusive education movement and a growing general educational reform movement. This, he writes, should work to strengthen families feeling isolated, alone or defeated. Families need to align themselves with those advocates (professional and otherwise) of general educational reform. NB.

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  • The role of disability in social and educational reform

    This author argues that there are serious problems with the modern public education system (western style) and that reform calls for revolutionary cultural change: not only within the educational system but within the context of society as a whole.

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