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ERIC Number: ED097793
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Dec
Pages: 214
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Organization of State Services for the Mentally Retarded: A Source Book.
Gettings, Robert M.; Ziegler, William Allen, Jr.
Provided is a comprehensive overview of the manner in which each state government is organized to deliver services to the mentally handicapped (MH). An organizational chart is provided for each state which depicts executive level agencies serving the MH in areas such as special education, rehabilitation, day and residential services, welfare, social services, and health. A series of organizational charts on each of the individual agencies provides additional details on the important program subunits within the agency. Listed are functional statements on each subunit's goals. For example, the information on Alabama shows the Department of Education's Division of Instruction has a Program for Exceptional Children and Youth Section with a function of assisting in organizing classes. Appended is a chart giving a state by state breakdown of agencies responsible for administering various programs affecting the MH. (LC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC. Office of Mental Retardation Coordination.
Authoring Institution: National Association of Coordinators of State Programs for the Mentally Retarded, Arlington, VA.