ERIC Number: ED181620
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Survey of NARC Members.
National Association for Retarded Citizens, Arlington, TX. Research and Demonstration Inst.
The booklet presents results from a survey completed by 5,316 members of the National Association of Retarded Citizens. Findings are discussed for the following topics (sample findings in parentheses): membership characteristics (the two largest classes of occupations were professional/technical and homemakers, households had an annual average income of about $14,300.00); membership activity (slightly over one half of the respondents were parents of mentally retarded persons, 16% of the respondents served on committees or boards or were association officers); mentally retarded offspring (95% of those members having mentally retarded children had only one). Future plans for monitoring membership trends are discussed, and implications for membership recruitment and retention are drawn. (CL)
Descriptors: Exceptional Child Research, Group Membership, Individual Characteristics, Mental Retardation, Organizations (Groups)
Literature Sales Clerk, NARC 2709 Avenue E. East, Arlington, TX 76011 ($1.75)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for Retarded Citizens, Arlington, TX. Research and Demonstration Inst.
Identifiers: National Association for Retarded Citizens
Note: M. R. Research, No. 2, A Monograph in the series published by The Research Advisory Committee; For related information, see EC 121 984-989