A Comparison of Leisure-Time Activities between Able-Bodied Children and Children with Physical Disabilities

@article{Howard1996ACO,
  title={A Comparison of Leisure-Time Activities between Able-Bodied Children and Children with Physical Disabilities},
  author={L. Howard},
  journal={The British Journal of Occupational Therapy},
  year={1996},
  volume={59},
  pages={570 - 574}
}
  • L. Howard
  • Published 1996
  • Psychology
  • The British Journal of Occupational Therapy
This article reports on a survey of able-bodied and physically disabled children to investigate their out-of-school activities. It outlines the importance of play and leisure time in the child's development before considering the findings from a questionnaire given to 6–11 year olds. The results mirror those elsewhere in the literature, mostly from the USA, that children with physical disabilities have a less rich play experience than able-bodied children, spending more time in the company of… Expand

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