ERIC Number: ED143156
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Sep
A Study of the Community Adjustment of Deinstitutionalized Mentally Retarded Persons. Volume IV. Descriptive Data on the Community Experiences of Deinstitutionalized Mentally Retarded Persons.
Wyngaarden, Marty; And Others
Reported in the fourth of six documents, are the community experiences of 440 deinstitutionalized mentally retarded persons. Information is said to be drawn from questionnaires and family interviews. Data is reported in tables and text for the following 10 topic areas (subtopics in parentheses): client characteristics (demographic and functioning level data); institutional experiences (institutional training and social experiences); community characteristics as perceived by family respondents (perceived availability of services and training programs); residential experiences; residential characteristics (location and cost of community residential facility); day activity experiences; services and training; social and civic activities; problems and overall adjustment; and interview characteristics (respondents' level of comprehension and attitudes). (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Abt Associates, Inc., Cambridge, MA.
Note: For related information, see EC 101 393-398; Best copy available