ERIC Number: ED231123
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
New Jersey State Plan for Services to Persons with Developmental Disabilities. 1983 Update.
New Jersey State Developmental Disabilities Council, Trenton.
The document describes New Jersey's plan to provide services to persons with developmental disabilities (DD). Section I defines developmental disabilities, provides population statistics by age group for 21 counties, and briefly outlines the DD State Grant Program. Section II outlines the organization (including appointment of 12 members who represent state agencies and developmentally disabled persons or parents) and responsibilities (such as studying needs and recommending programs) of the New Jersey Developmental Disabilities Council (NJDDC). In Section III, the organization and responsibilities of the New Jersey Division of Mental Retardation in administering DD grants are outlined. Section IV discusses the DD service network including provision of services, programs, and special assistance offered by the Departments of Community Affairs, Education, Health, and Human Services. Also, Section IV tabularly presents services by agency, type of service, and clients served; and identifies gaps in services and approaches by the NJDDC to fill the gaps. Section V delineates the goals of the NJDDC, planning strategies and activities to achieve the goals, and the uses for the DD funds. (MC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Jersey State Developmental Disabilities Council, Trenton.
Identifiers: New Jersey