ERIC Number: EJ323813
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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Functional and Health Status Characteristics of Persons with Severe Handicaps in New York State.
Jacobson, John W.; Janicki, Matthew P.
Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (JASH), v10 n1 p51-60 Spr 1985
The report presents findings regarding the characteristics of 22,256 persons with severe or profound mental retardation in New York institutional and community settings. A subpopulation with profound disabilities who were additionally classified as physically frail is described in terms of physical and adaptive characteristics, therapeutic service needs, and residential care requirements. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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