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Unformatted text preview: NRPA Position Statement on Inclusion NRPA's National Therapeut Recreation Society Adopted by the NRPA Board of Trustees as an NRPA Policy, October 24, 1999 Diversity is a cornerstone of our society and culture and thus should be celebrated. Including people with disabilities in the fabric of society strengthens the community and its individual members. The value of inclusive leisure experiences in enhancing the quality of life for all people, with and without disabilities, cannot be overstated. As we broaden our understanding and acceptance of differences among people through shared leisure experiences, we empower future generations to build a better place for all to live and thrive. Inclusive leisure experiences encourage and enhance opportunities for people of varying abilities to participate and interact in life’s activities together with dignity. It also provides an environment that promotes and fosters physical, social and psychological inclusion of...
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2011 for the course TOURISM & 1113 taught by Professor Shapiro during the Fall '10 term at Temple.
- Fall '10