ERIC Number: ED087179
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Jul-19
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Consumer Participation; Policy Statement.
American Foundation for the Blind, New York, NY.
Presented by the American Foundation for the Blind are background information and a policy statement on consumer participation in the area of services for the blind. Noted is past significant leadership blind persons have manifested in surmounting physical, social, and economic problems. Considered are ways to make known the consumer's point of view, such as participating in the network of community services by serving on the board of an agency for the blind. The policy statement holds that implementation of consumer participation is essential to the field of work for the blind, and that involvement of users in an agency's planning can increase effectiveness in developing, and delivering services. (MC)
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Authoring Institution: American Foundation for the Blind, New York, NY.