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Director and staff views on including persons with severe disabilities in therapeutic adventure


, : Director and staff views on including persons with severe disabilities in therapeutic adventure. Therapeutic Recreation Journal 34(1): 16-32

A questionnaire was developed and forwarded to directors (n=159) and staff (n=154, both USA) affiliated with therapeutic adventure regarding their perceptions of programme accessibility and staff competence in meeting the needs of persons with disabilities. Although director and staff perceptions were in agreement on many programmatic and staff training issues, there were differences.


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