ERIC Number: ED260534
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Wessex Studies in Special Education: 4.
Jackson, Robin, Ed.
Six papers examine aspects of special education and rehabilitation of developmentally handicapped persons. The first, "Legal and Human Rights of the Developmentally Handicapped Person" by N. Marlett examines issues in the protection of legal rights and the nature of competence. R. Davies and P. Johnson follow with an analysis of "Sexuality and the Person with a Mental Handicap." M. Clark reviews recent trends and notes approaches to assessing skills and training new ones in "Recreation and Leisure Services for Handicapped Persons: Changing Staff Roles." In the fourth paper, "Programme and Management Issues in the Development of Habilitation Programmes" R. Brown addresses such questions as selection of a broad or advisory committee, cost effectiveness, and program integration. P. Johnson considers "The Role of the Voluntary Society in Canada," noting similarities between services in Vancouver, Canada and England, and citing the positive effects of vigorous advocacy efforts. In the final paper, R. Brown examines "Future Trends in the Rehabilitation of Developmentally Handicapped Adults: Progress and Problems," highlighting the impact of such factors as integrated programs, multidisciplinary involvement, and normalization. (CL)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: King Alfred's Coll., Winchester (England).
Note: For a related document, see ED 246 581.