Recreation Resources available at the Center for Disability Resources Library

To check out any of the materials listed, please contact:
Steven Wilson
Phone: 803-216-3206
Web site:

Access, North Carolina: A vacation and travel guide for persons with disabilities. Raleigh, N.C.: N.C. Division of Travel and Tourism, Dept. of Commerce, 1998. Call Number: Disabilities-FAM GV 183.5 A 169 1998

Active Living for Canadians with Disabilities: A blueprint for action. Ottawa, Ontario: Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability: Health Canada, 1998. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF QT 255 A188 1998

Activites with Developmentally Disabled Elderly and Older Adults. M. Jean Keller, Ed. New York: Haworth Press, 1991. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF WM 308 A188 1991

Community Recreation and People with Disabilities: Strategies for inclusion. Stuart J. Schleien. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Pub., 1997.Call Number: Disabilities-Transition QT 250 S341c 1997

Developing Leisure Time Skills for Persons with Autism: A practical approach for home, school, and community. Phyllis Coyne, Colleen Nyberg and Mary Lou Vandenburg. Arlington, TX: Future Horizons, Inc, 1999. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 C881d 1999

Exercise and nutrition health education curriculum for adults with developmental disabilities. 2nd ed. Tamar Heller, Beth Marks, and Sarah H. Ailey. Chicago, IL: University of Illinois at Chicago, 2004. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF WS 350.6 H477e 2004

- A 12-week interactive program specifically designed for individuals with developmental disabilities. Includes programs on exercise, nutrition, and health education. Designed to improve fitness, to increase knowledge about healthy lifestyles, and to teach family, staff, and friends how to support participants to achieve these goals.

Go For It! A book on sport and recreation for persons with disabilites. Jerry D. Kelley and Lex Frieden, Editors. Orlando, Fla.: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989. Call Number: Disabilities-FAM QT 250 G573 1989

I Belong Out There: Finding fun and friendship in the community (video). Writer/Director David Wilkin. Columbus, OH: Irene M. Ward & Associates, 1995. 48 min. Call Number: Disabilities AV QT 250 l11 1995
- Encourages individuals with disabilities to develop social skills and find recreational activities in which they might enjoy participating.

Leisure Works! Expanding Options for People with Developmental Disabilities (DVD, video, and 3 workbooks). Directors- Adam Wendt and Brion Marquez. Eugene, OR: Iris Media, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-AV GV 183.5 L532 2002.
- At home or at school, this program provides a step-by-step guide to help adults develop a personalized leisure plan. With 12 easy-to-follow lessons, the video and workbook show participants how to find new activities, learn new skills, and overcome leisure obstacles.

Lifelong Leisure Skills and Lifestyles for Persons with Developmental Disabilities. Stuart J. Schleien. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co. 1995. Call number: Disabilities-Transition GV 183.5 L722 1995

Making School and Community Recreation Fun for Everyone: Places and ways to integrate M. Sherril Moon, ed. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes, 1994. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF GV 183.5 M235 1994

The Open Doors Recreation Project: Full inclusion of persons with disabilities in community leisure opportunities. Janet W. Hill, Billy Perkins and Betty Thompson. Chesterfield, Va.: Chesterfield Community Services Board, 1992. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF GV 183.5 H646o 1992

South Carolina Summer Recreation Guide for Adults and Children with Disabilities, 2004. Columbia, S.C.: South Carolina Developmental Disabilities Council, 2000.Call Number: Disabilities-FAM GV 182 S726 2004

Supporting individuals with autism spectrum disorder in recreation. Phyllis Coyne & Ann Fullerton. Champaign, IL: Sagamore Pub., 2004. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WS 350 C881s 2004
- This book was written to assist recreation service providers, parents and families, to understand strategies for supporting individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in community and school recreation programs. It has extensive practical advice on programs, with specific advice for teachers, recreation service providers, Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists, physical education teachers, parents and everyone else who work with people with ASD.

Together Successfully: Creating recreational and educational programs that integrate people with and without disabilities. John E. Rynders and Stuart J. Schleien. Arlington, TX: Association for Retarded Citizens of the United States. 1991. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF GV 183.5 R992t 1991

Training for After School Program: Recreation Manual. Columbia, S.C.: Center for Developmental Disabilities, University of South Carolina. 1995 Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4031 T768 1995

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