ERIC Number: ED352770
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Position Statements of the Association for Retarded Citizens of the United States.
National Association for Retarded Citizens, Arlington, TX.
This compilation of position statements of the Association for Retarded Citizens (ARC) describes what the Association believes on critical issues related to rights, treatment, services, and programs for children and adults with mental retardation and their families. This publication contains positions that the Board of Directors of ARC of the United States agreed, in 1988, should remain in force as written and those new and/or revised that were approved by the ARC's Delegate Body in 1989 and 1990. Specific position statements address the following topics: the rights of people with mental retardation, quality assurance, family support, individual service coordination (case management), integration, self-advocacy, sexuality, education, employment, residential living arrangements, behavior intervention, guardianship, and prevention of mental retardation. (JDD)
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Civil Rights, Educational Opportunities, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Opportunities, Family Programs, Mainstreaming, Mental Retardation, Place of Residence, Position Papers, Prevention, Private Agencies, Quality Control, Self Advocacy, Sexuality, Social Integration, Voluntary Agencies
Association for Retarded Citizens, 500 E. Border St., Suite 300, Arlington, TX 76010 ($2).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for Retarded Citizens, Arlington, TX.