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ERIC Number: ED148068
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Aug
Pages: 9
Abstractor: N/A
The Unmet Psychological Needs of Persons with Developmental Disabilities.
Diamond, Sondra
A disabled counselor discusses the psychological needs of developmentally disabled persons and suggests solutions for meeting those needs. Considered are the needs for family counseling, individual and group psychotherapy, and sexual counseling. Among approaches recommended are specialized training and practicum for counselors to work with disabled persons and accessibility (architectural and attitudinal) to existing community mental health facilities. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Human Development (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Developmental Disabilities.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill. Frank Porter Graham Center.
Note: DD/TAS Themes and Issues: Series of Topical Papers on Developmental Disabilities (No. 8 in the series)