ERIC Number: ED031837
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Selected Papers from Professional Program Segments of United Cerebral Palsy's Annual Conference (Houston, Texas, March 21-23, 1968).
United Cerebral Palsy Association, New York, NY. Medical and Scientific Dept.
Topics covered include the need for a change of attitude in the field of cerebral palsy, facilitation of special education programing through architecture, planning a residential center for the mentally retarded, the role of the architectural psychologists, the inferior condition of residential facilities for the severely handicapped, improved care and treatment in state institutions, programed instruction using TMI-Grollier materials, a program for employment opportunities, and vocational rehabilitation. Also presented are papers on the following subjects: the federal and state governments' role in services for the handicapped; the relationships between the United Cerebral Palsy Association and mental retardation programs, Children's Bureau programs, and the U.S. Office of Education; comprehensive health planning; and a report by the National Medical Department. (RD)
Descriptors: Cerebral Palsy, Employment Programs, Exceptional Child Services, Facilities, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Health Services, Mental Retardation, Physical Disabilities, Program Descriptions, Programed Instruction, Research Projects, Residential Institutions, Services, State Legislation, Vocational Rehabilitation, Volunteers
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Cerebral Palsy Association, New York, NY. Medical and Scientific Dept.