ERIC Number: ED027655
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1966-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
The New Jersey Comprehensive Plan to Combat Mental Retardation.
New Jersey State Interdepartmental Committee on Lifetime Disability, Trenton.
Recommendations to combat mental retardation in New Jersey are made in the following areas: coordination; research; prevention, detection, and treatment; clinical, social, recreation, and religious services; residential care; education; vocational rehabilitation; law; manpower and training; and public awareness. Additional information is given concerning the scope of the problem, including definition, measurement and classification, and prevalence. Services in 21 areas are described, as are state programs in the Departments of Institutions and Agencies, Health, Education, Labor and Industry, and State (the Division on Aging). Cost of program implementation, community programs, the State construction plan, and new project proposals are also treated. Nine charts, four appendixes, a bibliography, and information on making this report are provided. (JD)
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Community Programs, Cooperative Planning, Counseling, Day Care, Educational Programs, Exceptional Child Services, Incidence, Legislation, Mental Retardation, Personnel Needs, Preschool Education, Prevention, Program Costs, Research Needs, Residential Programs, State Agencies, State Programs, Vocational Rehabilitation, Welfare Services
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Public Health Service (DHEW), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: New Jersey State Interdepartmental Committee on Lifetime Disability, Trenton.
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey