ERIC Number: ED308420
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Aging and Lifelong Disabilities: Partnership for the Twenty-First Century.
Ansello, Edward F.; Rose, Thomas
This document contains presentations from the Wingspread Conference, a conference held in June 1987 to examine issues posed by the increasing longevity of older Americans with mental retardation and developmental disabilities. An executive summary and the following papers are included: (1) "Aging and Lifelong Disabilities: Problems and Prospects" (Edward Ansello and Thomas Rose); (2) "The Aging and Disabilities Partnership" (Edward Ansello); (3) "On Aging and Lifelong Disabilities: A New Response" (Jean Elder); (4) "The Aging Developmentally Disabled as a Dimension of All Our Goals" (Jack Ossofsky); (5) "Introduction to Aging and Lifelong Disabilities: Context for Decision-Making" (Marsha Mailick Seltzer); (6) "Barriers to and Opportunities for Cooperation Between the Aging and Developmental Disabilities Service Delivery Systems" (Robert Gettings); (7) "State Partnerships to Enhance the Quality of Life of Older Americans with Lifelong Disabilities" (Daniel Quirk); (8) "Best Practice for Integrating Service Delivery to Older Persons with Developmental Disabilities" (John Stokesberry); (9) "What's Happening at the State Level: Technical Problems, Administrative Solutions" (M. Doreen Croser and others); (10) "Federal Legislation and Strategies for the Future: A View from the Senate" (Janet Pisaneschi); (11) "A National Agenda for the Future: Action Steps and Recommendations" (Robert Gettings); and (12) "National Policy Goals for Older Persons with Developmental Disabilities" (Donna McDowell). Also included are summaries of discussion groups on decision making and public policy in aging and disabilities and on strategies and recommendations. The epilogue discusses public policy implications. References for further reading and programmatic information on the conference are appended. (NB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland Univ., College Park. Center on Aging.