ERIC Number: ED026768
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Maryland State Comprehensive Mental Retardation Plan.
Maryland State Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene, Baltimore.
The comprehensive state plan which is reported was developed over an 18-month period by nine cooperating task forces and uses federal, state, and community resources. After an outline of 10 priority recommendations for the state, a general discussion of mental retardation is given which includes estimates of prevalence at city, state, and national levels. The plan for services assesses present and future specifics on prevention, diagnosis, and treatment at seven age levels from birth through adulthood and old age. Tables present levels of retardation, Maryland's five geographic areas, population projections in those five geographic areas, estimates of retarded persons by geographic regions, services provided in 1965, and agency responsibility for services. A directory of available services in each area of the state is also included. (DF)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Educational Needs, Exceptional Child Research, Guidelines, Identification, Incidence, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, Moderate Mental Retardation, Population Distribution, Program Development, Services, Severe Mental Retardation, State Programs, Vocational Education
State Board of Health and Mental Hygiene, 301 West Preston Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201.
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Public Health Service (DHEW), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene, Baltimore.