ERIC Number: ED023233
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1966-Apr-27
Reference Count: N/A
A Plan Called Promise.
West Virginia State Commission on Mental Retardation, Charleston.
Recommendations of the West Virginia Commission on Mental Retardation are summarized for both legislative action and major supplementary requests, and basic principles of the state plan are given. Descriptions are given of the state plan organization as a whole and programs for community facilities (diagnostic and treatment centers and community care), state institutions, education and rehabilitation, manpower (training of personnel, cooperative inservice training, and training jurisdiction), employment, prevention and research, protective care, and public awareness. Appendixes include the law creating the Commission, background data, present services for the mentally retarded, agencies' definitions of mental retardation, four tables, and lists of the commissioners, the advisory committee, the office staff, and regional citizens' committees on mental retardation. A bibliography of three items is included. (SN)
Descriptors: Children, Community Programs, Educational Programs, Employment Programs, Exceptional Child Education, Inservice Education, Labor Needs, Mental Retardation, Prevention, Program Administration, Program Development, Public Relations, Rehabilitation Programs, Research, Residential Programs, Services, Special Programs, State Legislation, State Programs
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Public Health Service (DHEW), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: West Virginia State Commission on Mental Retardation, Charleston.
Identifiers - Location: West Virginia