ERIC Number: ED025873
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
MR 68; The Edge of Change. A Report to the President on Mental Retardation, Program Trends and Innovations, with Recommendations on Residential Care, Manpower, and Deprivation.
President's Committee on Mental Retardation, Washington, DC.
Significant changes in the diagnosis, study, and treatment of mental retardation are documented, and the long-range trend toward including mental retardation services in programs for all handicapped persons is described. Recommendations are made in three major need areas: residential care for the retarded, manpower for mental retardation programs, and mental retardation in poverty neighborhoods. Photographic illustrations, figures, and graphs are provided. (LE)
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Day Care, Disadvantaged Youth, Exceptional Child Services, Facilities, Financial Support, Health Services, Institutional Environment, Mental Retardation, Personnel Needs, Poverty, Poverty Areas, Professional Education, Professional Personnel, Program Development, Residential Care
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.50).
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: President's Committee on Mental Retardation, Washington, DC.