Families and leisure

Johnson, Danny E.; Bullock, Charles C.; Ashton-Shaeffer, Candace
November 1997
Teaching Exceptional Children;Nov/Dec97, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p30
Academic Journal
Focuses on contextual learning and leisure activities for students with disabilities. What is one of the context which is overlooked in the lives of students; What students learn to do when involved in self-determined leisure activities; Development of a program that facilitates contextual learning for students with disabilities. INSETS: Examples of contextual learning goals;Leisure education: Materials and resources;Personal strengths perspectives.


Related Articles

  • What Is a Handicap?: The Impact of Attitudes. Fix, Colleen; Rohrbacher, Jo Anne // Personnel & Guidance Journal;Nov77, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p176 

    Presents tips on developing an experiential workshop in a school setting to let able-bodied students understand what it means to be handicapped. Coordination of a workshop with ongoing public relations programs on a federal, state or local level; Selection of the types of disabilities on which...

  • IQ-Discrepancy Definitions and the Diagnosis of LD. Siegel, Linda S. // Journal of Learning Disabilities;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p2 

    Introduces a series of articles on learning disabilities.

  • Assessing the Role and Importance of Co-curricular Activities in Special People (Deaf) Learning at Elementary Level. Habib, Muhammad Badar; Nadeem, Muhammad Asif; Aslam, Hassan Danial; Ahmad, Mukhtar; Hussain, Zahid // International Journal of Business & Social Science;2011, Vol. 2 Issue 11, p165 

    Nations in the world are recognizing importance of the education of special people. They are also considering them as important part of society as normal people are. Schools for special people are contributing to the national stream. World is considering the same standards and activities for the...

  • The Future Looks Bright. Hollingsworth, Jan Carter // Exceptional Parent;Sep2007, Vol. 37 Issue 9, p28 

    An interview with Maegan Diagostino, a student at Marywood University who has cerebral palsy and asthma is presented. When asked about her experiences during her freshman year at Marywood, she states that she made a lot of friends even though she had some health issues. She mentions that she...

  • Creating a Project-Based Curriculum. Preuss, Dale A. // Tech Directions;Oct2002, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p16 

    Focuses on a project-based learning. Benefits of project-based learning; Qualities of project-based activities; Role of students, teachers and community partners in project-based learning.

  • Students create school store to learn math and economics.  // Curriculum Review;Jan1990, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p28 

    States that the fourth grade students at Whittier Elementary school are practicing their math and language skills by running a convenience store for fellow pupils. What they sell in their sales boot.

  • Senator Tom Harkin. Harkin, Tom // Ability Magazine;Jun/Jul2013, p6 

    The article offers information on the Deaf President Now (DPN) movement in the U.S. Topics covered include details of the first student protest march in the country, the importance of the movement to deaf people, and the impact on people with disabilities. Also mentioned are the movement's...

  • Learning Disabilities Funding: Where Do We Go From Here? West, Terry; Millsom, Carol // Educational Leadership;May75, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p503 

    Reports on the growth of the field of learning disabilities in the U.S. despite the recency of its recognition and funding. Federal support to the handicapped; Obstacle the learning disabled face in becoming eligible for non-categorical aid to the handicapped; Need for an adequate definition of...

  • THE VALUE OF WORK. Hopkins, Graham // Community Care;9/5/2002, Issue 1438, p40 

    Focuses on a supported employment scheme in North Lanarkshire, England which aims to provide real jobs to people with learning difficulties. Percentage of adults in Great Britain seeking work who find jobs; Number of people with learning disabilities who have been employed in Lanarkshire;...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics