ERIC Number: ED354700
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Position Statements of the Arc. 1992 Edition.
Arc, Arlington, TX.
This monograph presents 15 position statements of The Arc, a national organization for persons with mental retardation. A preamble presents the organization's Mission Statement. Principles and assumptions stressing the uniqueness of all people and the importance of a sense of control over one's destiny are listed. The position statements are then presented, with a brief discussion of the specific issue and then The Arc's position followed by the adoption date. Position statements address: (1) the rights of people who are mentally retarded; (2) quality of services; (3) family support; (4) individual service coordination (case management); (5) integration; (6) self advocacy; (7) sexuality; (8) education; (9) employment; (10) residential living arrangements; (11) behavior intervention; (12) guardianship; (13) prevention; (14) protection and advocacy; and (15) assistive technology. (DB)
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Behavior Change, Civil Liberties, Educational Principles, Employment, Mental Retardation, National Organizations, Normalization (Handicapped), Opinions, Personal Autonomy, Place of Residence, Position Papers, Prevention, Self Advocacy, Sexuality, Social Integration
The Arc, 500 E. Border St., Suite 300, Arlington, TX 76010.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arc, Arlington, TX.