814A Donald H. Ford Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802
1984 Ph.D., University of Illinois Leisure Studies
1981 M.S., University of Arizona Recreation
1977 B.S., Penn State Recreation and Parks
1977 B.S., Penn State Education of Exceptional Children
Effects of interventions on self-determination of people with disabilities and older adults relative to their leisure involvement
Dattilo, J., Lorek, A., Mogle, J., Sliwinski, M., Freed, S., Frysinger, M., & Schuckers, S. (2015). Perceptions of leisure by older adults who attend senior centers. Leisure Sciences, DOI: 10.1080/01490400.2015.1016563
Dattilo, J. (2015). Positive psychology and leisure education: One possible systematic and balanced approach. Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 49(2), 148-165.
Dattilo, J. (2015). Leisure education program planning (4th edition). State College, PA: Venture Publishing.
Dattilo, J., & Hoge, G. Project Trail: Leisure assessment battery for people with cognitive imparements.
Moeller, J., Dattilo, J. P., & Rusch, F. (2014). Applying quality indicators to single-case research designs used in special education: A systematic review. Psychology in the Schools.
Dattilo, J., (2013). Inclusive leisure and individuals with intellectual disability. Inclusion, 1 (1), 76-88.
Dattilo, J., Martire, L., Gottschall, J., & Weybright, E. (2013). A pilot study testing an intervention designed to promote walking, balance and self-efficacy in older adults who have a fear of falling. Educational Gerontology. DOI: 10.1080/03601277.2013.768067.
García-Villamisar, D., Dattilo, J., & Matson, J. L. (2013). Quality of life as a mediator between behavioral challenges and autistic traits for adults with intellectual disabilities. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7(5), 624-629.
Dattilo, J. (2012). Inclusive Leisure Services (3rd edition). State College, PA: Venture Publishing.
Dattilo, J., & McKinney, A. (2011). Facilitation techniques in therapeutic recreation (2nd edition). State College, PA: Venture Publishing.
RPTM 277 Inclusive Leisure Services
RPTM 486 Therapeutic Recreation Facilitation Techniques
RPTM 545 Philosophical and Social Basis of Leisure
RPTM 570 Conceptual Bases for Therapeutic Recreation
RPTM 597A RPTM Issues in Highes Education
- Domains of Health and Behavior
- Populations of Special Interest