ERIC Number: ED189806
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Schritt fur Schritt: Die Durschsetzung der Rechte geistig behinderter Menschen; Pas a Pas: La mise en application des droits des personnes handicapees mentales; Paso a Paso: Puesta en practica de los derechos de los deficientes mentales (Step by Step: Implementation of the Rights of Mentally Retarded Persons).
International League of Societies for the Mentally Handicapped, Brussels (Belgium).
The booklet presents the proceedings (in English, French, Spanish, and German) of Session 62 of the Seventh World Congress of the International League of Societies for the Mentally Handicapped, detailing some analytical guidelines for national societies on the implementation of the rights of mentally retarded persons. Rights discussed include basic rights, right to services (health and education), employment and security rights, home and community life rights, guardianship rights, protection from abuse and neglect, criminal responsibility and procedure, and procedures when rights are necessarily restricted. A resolution adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations declaring the rights of mentally retarded persons is appended. (DLS)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Due Process, Education, Employment, Equal Education, Guidelines, Health, International Organizations, Mental Retardation
International League of Societies for the Mentally Handicapped, Rue Forestiere, 13, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium (approximately $2.00 U.S. currency, quantity discount).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International League of Societies for the Mentally Handicapped, Brussels (Belgium).