ERIC Number: ED039691
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-May
Reference Count: 0
Residential Services for the Mentally Retarded: An Action Policy Proposal.
President's Committee on Mental Retardation, Washington, DC.
In an effort to indicate the needs and goals of residential care for the mentally handicapped, the booklet defines residential care and presents a statement of its purpose. Discussed are conditions under which residential care is appropriate, the legal rights of the individual, needed services, regional and community resources, and the living environment. Additional topics concern architectural design needs, programs and research, administrative and management services, advisory services, technology and new methodology for improvement, and parent and citizen volunteer workers. (JM)
Descriptors: Administration, Exceptional Child Services, Mental Retardation, Program Improvement, Residential Care, Residential Institutions, Residential Programs, Structural Elements (Construction), Volunteers
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: President's Committee on Mental Retardation, Washington, DC.