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Why Innovative Action?
Typically, public residential facilities have been plagued by a triple problem: overcrowding, understaffing, and underfinancing. To complicate matters further, the public, long accustomed to knowing little about mental retardation, often held inaccurate information, and there was a mystique about the retarded and other handicapping conditions involving feelings of hopelessness, repulsion, and fear....
|Title:||Why Innovative Action?|
|From:||Changing Patterns in Residential Services for the Mentally Retarded|
|Creator:||Robert B. Kugel (author)|
|Date:||January 10, 1969|
|Publisher:||President's Committee on Mental Retardation, Washington, D.C.|
|Source:||Available at selected libraries|
|Keywords:||Advocacy; Architecture; Attendants; Civil Liberties & Rights; Cognitive Disability; Deinstitutionalization; Economics; Education; Educational Institutions; Employment; Human Rights; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Laws & Regulation; Mental Retardation; Neglect; Normalization; Policy; Prejudice; Segregation; Social Welfare & Communities|