Overview:Inclusive Recreation: Programs and Services for Diverse Populations - Everyone should have the opportunity to enjoy the benefits ofrecreation. As the demographics of our communities continue to changeand expand, it will be more important than ever for recreationprofessionals to be prepared to provide access to anyone and everyonewho wants to participate. In Inclusive Recreation: Programs andServices for Diverse Populations, students will learn to provideprograms and services not only to individuals with disabilities but alsoto people of both sexes and all ages, cultures, ethnicities, races, andreligions.Written by 26 leading professors and professionals in the field, InclusiveRecreation provides the knowledge and skills that students will needin their careers to ensure that all people will be able to participatein the recreation programs they provide. The book features the following:The latest acknowledged theories in inclusion, as well as information onhistory, legislation, and cultural competence, to serve as the basis forstudents' understanding of the field Strategies for becoming moreconscious of diversity and disability and using appropriate language andcommunication skills so that students will be better prepared to considerand work with everyone in their community A thorough discussion ofuniversal design in both facilities and services to help students planinclusive experiences that appeal to the broadest possible audienceChapters on specific service areas, including sports, fitness andwellness, outdoor and adventure, arts and culture, aquatics, and tourism,so students will have a better feel for how inclusion strategies work invarious programsInclusive Recreation also helps students learn more about thegroups they'll likely meet as professionals. They'll look at thesocio-demographic characteristics of each group, the factors that affecttheir recreation participation, and approaches for serving the needs ofeach population. They'll also be encouraged to examine their own biasesand think about how those biases could affect their ability to provideservices to their clients. In addition, students will find informationon staff training, designing respectful accommodations, and marketing,including pricing, promotion, and evaluation of service quality.Throughout the book are examples of inclusive practices from a varietyof sectors to help students understand how inclusion strategies work inreal programs. Spotlight on Inclusive Recreation Programs sidebarshighlight best practices from various countries, including Australia,Brazil, Canada, Japan, and the United Kingdom. Each spotlight includes adescription of the program, a short history, and information on who isserved by the program. Professionals in Action sidebars introduceprofessionals who have contributed to inclusive practices and helpstudents explore their career options. The book also includes an onlinestudent resource (OSR), which features learning activities that assiststudents in applying the concepts being covered, assignments for eachchapter that help them develop their critical-thinking skills and makepersonal connections to the content, and lists of Web sites tofacilitate further discussion and research.Inclusive Recreation offers theory and practical applications toprepare students to implement inclusive facility access, training,programming, and services for a variety of recreation activities.Readers will consider how recreation, leisure, and tourism activitiescan become accessible to all the community members they serve.
This book is on page /8632b3e1a1dff30e8e8c5a8b2f18042c/book/1603725640-9780736081771. It was written by the following authors: Human Kinetics. Book Inclusive Recreation: Programs and Services for Diverse Populations, which can be read online, published by the company: Human Kinetics Publishers. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2010-01-11 00:00:00. It has 408 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 1202 g. File for download Inclusive Recreation: Programs and Services for Diverse Populations has PDF format and is called inclusive-recreation-programs-and-services-for-diverse-populations.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our bostick.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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