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ERIC Number: EJ263122
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Feb
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1237
Perspectives on Deinstitutionalization: A Survey of the Members of the National Association of Superintendents of Public Residential Facilities for the Mentally Retarded.
Colombatto, Joseph J.; And Others
Education and Training of the Mentally Retarded, v17 n1 p6-11 Feb 1982
Opinions were received from over 73 percent of superintendents on feasibility of deinstitutionalization cost-benefit issues, service perspectives, and support for deinstitutionalization. Most respondents believed parents are less than supportive of deinstitutionalization. Superintendents were pessimistic about acceptance of institutional population into society. Few believed institution would be useless; 52 percent felt community living would cost more than institutional living. (Author/SB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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