ERIC Number: ED107012
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
U.S. Facilities and Programs for Children with Severe Mental Illnesses. A Directory.
National Society for Autistic Children, Syracuse, NY.
The directory provides information on approximately 425 service programs for children with severe mental illnesses including autism and schizophrenia. Programs are listed alphabetically by name within state groupings. Usually provided are name, address, telephone number, name of director, and information on whether the program is day or residential, length of time program has existed, enrollment capacity, fees, physical description, admission criteria, staff, and program characteristics. Provided is an alphabetical index of all facilities with information on ages served, whether day or residential, and whether public school, summer, or recreational. Also included is the questionnaire used to survey facilities, and listings of chapters of the National Society for Autistic Children, international societies and representatives for autistic children, other directories, and legal service agencies. (DB)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: National Society for Autistic Children, Syracuse, NY.