ERIC Number: ED158506
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Habilitation Programming for Severely Retarded Adolescents and Adults: An Experiment in Normalization.
Mitra, Sudhansu, B.
The paper presents an outline of an international research and demonstration project designed to evolve a paradigm for community services for severely retarded adolescents and adults in the State of West Bengal, India. It is explained that the program's special feature is to provide a community setting in all spheres of activities, so that the problem of institutionalization which is plaguing some of the advanced countries may not arise in India. (Author/SBH)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Deinstitutionalization (Handicapped); India
Note: Paper presented at the World Congress on Future Special Education (First, Stirling, Scotland, June 25 - July 1, 1978)