ERIC Number: ED115021
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
MR74: A Friend in Washington.
President's Committee on Mental Retardation, Washington, DC.
Described in the report are the actions taken in 1974 by the President's Committee on Mental Retardation (PCMR). Included are reviews of presidential statements regarding the retarded and summaries of committee conferences (such as the conference on early intervention). Considered is PCMR's involvement in the following areas: administrative manpower, advocacy, consumer information, deinstitutionalization, education, employment, energy and the economy, federal programs, housing, international affairs, legal rights, legislation, the mentally retarded offender, prevention, public information, recreation, supplemental security income, technical assistance and liaison, transportation, youth affairs, and nontraditional approaches. Covered in a final section are suggestions derived from regional PCMR forums. (CL)
President's Committee on Mental Retardation, Washington, D.C. 20201
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: President's Committee on Mental Retardation, Washington, DC.