ERIC Number: ED022300
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Dec-31
Reference Count: 0
Space for the Mentally Retarded in South Dakota. Final Report.
South Dakota State Dept. of Health, Pierre. Mental Retardation Planning Office.; South Dakota Association for Retarded Children, Sioux Falls.
The 10 priority recommendations for aiding the mentally retarded in South Dakota are presented. Summaries are provided of recommendations for federal and state legislative action and for state agencies, communities, state medical and hospital associations, and private organizations. The State and the method of planning are discussed; mental retardation is defined; and an administrative report is given. Committee reports are included on the following: public health and prenatal care; private medical practice; early diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation; family counseling and assistance; day care; education and training; vocational rehabilitation, occupation, and employment; social development, recreation, and religion; guardianship, and legal protection and processes; geriatrics; dependent living; public and professional information; research and statistics; personnel and manpower; and prevention. The appendix contains a copy of the county questionnaire, a glossary, and lists of the members of the coordinating and state committees, of regional and county chairmen, and of the planning staff. (AP)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Public Health Service (DHEW), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: South Dakota State Dept. of Health, Pierre. Mental Retardation Planning Office.; South Dakota Association for Retarded Children, Sioux Falls.
Identifiers: South Dakota