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ERIC Number: ED354700
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 37
Abstractor: N/A
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)
The Arc, 500 E. Border St., Suite 300, Arlington, TX 76010.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arc, Arlington, TX.