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ERIC Number: ED140549
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
University Affiliated Facilities Concerned with Mental Retardation and Other Developmental and Learning Disabilities.
Association of Univ. Affiliated Facilities, Washington, DC.
Described is the University Affiliated Facilities (UAF) program, designed to provide interdisciplinary education, demonstrate exemplary services, conduct applied research, and provide technical assistance for individuals with mental retardation and other developmental disabilities. Among the basic services noted to be common to most UAFs are the following: medical diagnosis; medical, behavioral, and similar treatment; day care for the developmentally disabled of all ages; and full- and part-time employment opportunities. Preliminary results of a survey of UAF programs is noted to reveal 20,000 disabled persons served by 28 programs within a 12-month period. Listed are the names and addresses and described briefly are the programs of the 35 UAF members. (SBH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Univ. Affiliated Facilities, Washington, DC.