ERIC Number: ED416650
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Future Planning: Guardianship and People with Mental Retardation. The Arc Q & A.
This fact sheet uses a question-and-answer format to summarize information for parents of a child with mental retardation on planning for guardianship. Questions and answers address the following topics: what guardianship is; deciding whether a son or daughter needs guardianship; different types of guardianship (guardian of the person or property, full guardianship, limited guardianship, and temporary guardianship); what a public guardian is; and what corporate guardianship is. (DB)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Decision Making, Legal Responsibility, Long Range Planning, Mental Retardation, Parent Responsibility
Arc National Headquarters, 500 E. Border St., S-300, Arlington, TX 76010; phone: 817-261-6003; TDD: 817-277-0553.
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arc, Arlington, TX.