ERIC Number: ED157328
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jun
Reference Count: 0
The Future of the Handicapped Person and His Community.
Menolascino, Frank J.
The author predicts major innovations in the future of the handicapped person in his community. Future trends are reported for the following eight areas: research and prevention efforts on decreasing the incidence of the more severe handicapping conditions, impact of the ideology of normalization, parents of the retarded, self advocacy for handicapped citizens, consumer advocate capabilities for catalyzing and monitoring community services for the mentally retarded and other developmentally disabled, home training for severely handicapped citizens, curative approaches to the mentally retarded, and cost-benefit considerations in community service provision. (Author/SBH)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the World Congress on Future Special Education (First, Stirling, Scotland, June 25 - July 1, 1978)