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Faculty from the Department of Community and Therapeutic Recreation received awards at the 2012 North Carolina Recreation and Park Association – Therapeutic Recreation (TR) Section Annual Conference. These awards recognize the achievements of people who teach, advocate for, and design therapeutic recreation and inclusive practices on behalf of people from underrepresented groups. Dr. Leandra Bedini received the TR Instructor of the Year Award. Dr. Stuart J. Schleien with Ginger Walton and Lindsey Brake received Best New TR Program for their Photovoice initiative. Schleien and Walton were project co-directors; Brake served as project coordinator. Photovoice is a creative form of research that has placed individuals with intellectual or other developmental disabilities in charge of documenting their lives and creating a ‘voice’ through photography. Full story at UNCG News.

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