ERIC Number: ED355749
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Services for People with Mental Retardation or Related Disabilities.
South Carolina State Dept. of Mental Retardation, Columbia.
Intended as a reference for chambers of commerce, physicians, public schools, and other agencies, this directory lists services for families of people with mental retardation or related disabilities in South Carolina. First, the South Carolina Department of Mental Retardation is described, including its service system, organization, case management program, relationship to provider organizations and other local agencies, funding, and emphasis on family participation. Information on eligibility and the application process for mental retardation services and specific services (day and residential services for both adults and children) is provided. A chart lists the county mental retardation boards and service organizations, their addresses, and services provided. A state map showing service regions accompanies a listing of addresses of regional offices and facilities. Additional listings cover: prevention and genetic services, sources for developmental evaluations, information and referral resources, government advisory committees, government service agencies, private service organizations, health insurance and financial assistance, advocacy, consumer and family organizations, assistive services, national toll-free numbers, professional organizations, foundations and fund-raising organizations, and publications. (DB)
Descriptors: Agencies, Eligibility, Health Services, Human Services, Mental Retardation, Organizations (Groups), Placement, Psychological Services, Referral, Social Services, State Agencies, State Programs
South Carolina State Department of Mental Retardation, Community Education Office, P.O. Box 4706, Columbia, SC 29240 (limited supply).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Mental Retardation, Columbia.
Identifiers - Location: South Carolina