ERIC Number: ED030236
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
The Mentally Retarded in Model Cities. The Report of a Workshop (September 24-26, 1968).
President's Committee on Mental Retardation, Washington, DC.
Workshop participants and staff members of the President's Committee on Mental Retardation are listed, and contributions of participants are presented for each day of the meeting. Discussions consider the Model Cities Program, the problems of the disadvantaged, mental retardation, environmental influences, community involvement, inclusion of the retarded in Model City Planning, associations for retarded children, special education and transportation, financial support, impressions of visits to various communities, and community organization. The appendix is a guide to mental retardation for Model City planners which considers the following: planning; prevention; diagnostic, preschool, educational, social and economic, rehabilitation, day care, and public health services; regional services; resource agencies; establishment of priorities; evaluation; and charts of degrees of retardation and programs or services for the retarded. (RJ)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Community Organizations, Community Programs, Community Services, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Programs, Exceptional Child Services, Financial Support, Mental Retardation, Neighborhood Improvement, Organization, Organizations (Groups), Program Development, Slums, Transportation, Urban Problems, Urban Renewal
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: President's Committee on Mental Retardation, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Model Cities Program