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ERIC Number: EJ474426
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-8017
Out-of-Home Placement for Children with Mental Retardation: Dimensions of Family Involvement.
Baker, Bruce L.; Blacher, Jan B.
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v98 n3 p368-77 Nov 1993
Interviews with 62 families who had placed their children with mental retardation in residential placement reflected high involvement with their children, with 81% of families visiting monthly. There was marginal evidence for a lessening of involvement over time. Family involvement was most strongly related with facility characteristics, especially opportunities for involvement in the facility. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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