ERIC Number: ED031839
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Highlights of Service Programs. UCPA Affiliate Presentations at 1968 Regional Hearings.
United Cerebral Palsy Association, New York, NY. Medical and Scientific Dept.
Focusing on community service programs for the cerebral palsied, organizational patterns considered are program implementation, a state advisory and evaluation board, a program committee, continuing staff education, staff training at state schools for the retarded, training sub-professional volunteers, state legislation, and financial support. Various patterns of care are discussed and include a high risk mothers program, interdisciplinary clinics, rural satellite centers, the Rochester Rehabilitation Complex, agreement with the Visiting Nurses Association, the development of dental services, home service programs, day care programs, plans for a residential care facility, and therapy program. Prevention and early care, infant, prenursery, and nursery programs, and services to parents of preschool children are presented as aspects of early care. Adult and teen programs described are the small business enterprises program, sheltered workshops, continuous care for the severely handicapped, a work activity center, and the evolution of an activities program. (RJ)
Descriptors: Agency Role, Cerebral Palsy, Clinical Diagnosis, Community Health Services, Day Care, Dental Clinics, Exceptional Child Services, Home Programs, Inservice Education, Medical Consultants, Parent Counseling, Physical Disabilities, Prenatal Influences, Preschool Education, Program Development, Residential Care, Sheltered Workshops, State Legislation, State Programs, Tax Allocation, Volunteer Training
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Cerebral Palsy Association, New York, NY. Medical and Scientific Dept.