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ERIC Number: EJ406970
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Deinstitutionalization of Persons with Mental Retardation: Behavioral Outcomes.
Larson, Sheryl A.; Lakin, K. Charlie
Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (JASH), v14 n4 p324-32 Win 1989
The paper reviews experimental/contrast groups and longitudinal studies of changes in adaptive behavior associated with retarded persons moving from state institutions to small community living arrangements.The paper summarizes outcomes in overall behavior, 7 specific behavior domains, and problem behavior. All 18 studies reported at least some behavioral improvement. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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