Human rights of children

Human rights of children - Recreation and Inclusion: Are...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Recreation and Inclusion: Are Children with Disabilities Having Fun Yet? Dot Nary, MA Project Workout on Wheels University of Kansas For the  Opening Doors State of the Science Conference November 10, 2008 Bethesda, MS 
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Overview n Review definitions n Discuss benefits of recreation n Describe Contextual and Environmental issues  related to inclusive recreation n Use Human Rights of Children with Disabilities  as a framework for further discussion of  increasing recreation opportunities for children  with disabilities 
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Click to edit Master subtitle style Definitions
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Inclusion n Children are placed in general educational  or program settings with same-age peers  and received services congruent with their  short- and long-term goals n Blackman, 1992
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Participation n Involvement in a life-situation—includes  personal and environmental factors n Essential aspect of child health and well- being n International Classification of Functioning, Health and  Disability, WHO, 2001
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More definitions n Participation: feeling of belonging and  engagement n n Self-determination: Acting as the primary  causal agent in one’s life and making choices  and decisions regarding one’s quality of life  free from undue external influence or  interference
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Goals for Our Children n Inclusion n Participation n Self-determination
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Click to edit Master subtitle style Benefits of Recreation
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Physical and Psychological Health n Physical Conditioning n Motor Coordination n Endurance n Self-esteem n Social skills n Veatch, 1993
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Quality of Life n Personally meaningful recreation is  recognized as an important element of life  quality for people of all ages and abilities n Mactavish & Schleien, 2004
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Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Theory of Human Development Level Area of Focus Variables Macrosystem Community Values, Beliefs,  Culture Exosystem Organization Meetings, legislative  settings, policy  boards Mesosystem Relationships Parent/teacher,  among families,  among children Microsystem Child Classroom, child  with disabilities
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Click to edit Master subtitle style Contextual/ Environmental Issues
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Formal versus Informal Activities n Community survey reported low participation rates  of children with physical disabilities  n Inclusion of children with disabilities in informal  community-based activities, such as scouts, martial  arts, or ballet, with their peers requires educating  and increasing the awareness of the larger  community n Rosenberg, 2000 n Participation of children with disabilities is  especially restricted in ‘free activities”, i.e., activities 
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Model of Factors Affecting Recreation Participation of Children with Disabilities
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