ERIC Number: ED021358
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jan-9
Reference Count: 0
Tennessee Plans for Her Retarded Citizens.
Tennessee State Dept. of Mental Health, Nashville.
The work of eight task force committees on mental retardation is considered in this report. Major findings and recommendations are summarized concerning the nature of mental retardation; present services for the mentally retarded; the role of volunteer organizations; prevention; case finding, diagnosis, and evaluation; public awareness; special education services; vocational training and employment; community care centers; residential facilities; and coordination and implementation of programs. Three appendixes list names of the Advisory Council on Mental Retardation, members of the problem study groups, and the editing committee and editorial staff. (BW)
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Committees, Community Organizations, Community Services, Employment Opportunities, Exceptional Child Services, Identification, Instructional Programs, Mental Retardation, Prevention, Program Development, Program Improvement, Public Agencies, Residential Care, State Programs, State Surveys, Vocational Rehabilitation, Voluntary Agencies
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tennessee State Dept. of Mental Health, Nashville.