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ERIC Number: EJ361064
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Attitudes toward Deinstitutionalization: National Survey of Families of Institutionalized Persons with Mental Retardation.
Spreat, Scott; And Others
Mental Retardation, v25 n5 p267-74 Oct 1987
A survey of parents of mentally retarded children residing in publicly funded institutions found that they tended to endorse the current service model, although not without qualifications. Parents were generally not accepting of the idea of community placement, especially those parents who had never visited a group home. (Author/VW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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