ERIC Number: ED242191
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
[Programs of the Shawnee Hills Community Mental Health/Mental Retardation Center, Inc.]
Shawnee Hills Community Mental Health/Mental Retardation Center, Inc., Charleston, WV.
Descriptions of several programs of the Shawnee Hills Community Mental Health/Mental Retardation Center, Inc. (Charleston, West Virginia) are presented. Included in this document are: (1) a description of the Shawnee Hills Day Training Center, a cooperative program of Shawnee Hills and several county school boards for severely/profoundly impaired children ages 5-16; (2) a description of the Early Intervention Program which is designed to minimize the effects of developmental delays on children between birth and age three; (3) a brochure describing Shawnee Hills Industries, a sheltered workshop for mentally and physically handicapped individuals age 16 and older; (4) brochures advertising products and services provided by Shawnee Hills Industries including sewing, silkscreening, printing, labor assistance, woodshop, and engraving; (5) a description of the Pierpont Program for severely/profoundly handicapped individuals which is designed to provide for individual needs and assist in the attainment of individual independence; (6) a letter to parents describing what to expect during their first clinic at the Shawnee Hills Infant Program; and (7) a brochure for parents on the Developmental Delay Early Intervention Program which explains what developmental delay and early intervention are and discusses what parents, doctors, and the Early Intervention Program can do. (DC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Advertising, Children, Daily Living Skills, Developmental Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Infants, Job Training, Mental Retardation, Pamphlets, Parent Materials, Physical Disabilities, Program Descriptions, Severe Disabilities, Severe Mental Retardation, Sheltered Workshops, Special Education, Special Programs, Young Adults
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Parents; Community
Authoring Institution: Shawnee Hills Community Mental Health/Mental Retardation Center, Inc., Charleston, WV.