ERIC Number: ED259530
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Position Statements on Programmatic Issues: A Position Statement of the Association for Retarded Citizens.
National Association for Retarded Citizens, Arlington, TX.
The position statement of the Association for Retarded Citizens (ARC) addresses issues in the design and delivery of programs for persons with mental retardation. An introductory section presents basic principles and philosophies underlying services, including integration, human rights, equal rights, normalization, and the developmental model. Then, specific issues are examined and positions of the ARC set forth: (1) rights of people who are mentally retarded; (2) the concept of least possible restriction; (3) work and employment related activities (productivity, work activity centers and sheltered workshops, and wages); (4) residential opportunities (in-home and out-of-home care); (5) guardianship; (6) behavior management; and (7) quality assurance. (CL)
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Civil Rights, Delivery Systems, Employment, Equal Education, Mental Retardation, Policy Formation, Position Papers, Program Development, Residential Programs, Sheltered Workshops, Wages
Association for Retarded Citizens, 2501 Ave. J., Arlington, TX 76006 ($2.00).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for Retarded Citizens, Arlington, TX.