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Developing Patterns For Aid To The Aging Retarded And Their Families
It is important to note in the context of our discussion here that, notwithstanding this marked trend, in most of our institutions residents of all ages are still referred to as "boys" and "girls." Yet one of the most important of the "Developing Patterns for Aid to the Aging Retarded and Their Families" I am to discuss with you tonight is the beginning recognition that the older retardate is entitled to adult status....
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Title: Developing Patterns For Aid To The Aging Retarded And Their Families
Creator: Gunnar Dybwad (author)
Date: May 1960
Format: Speech
Source: Friends of the Samuel Gridley Howe Library and the Dybwad Family
Keywords: Advocacy; Aging; Boston, MA; Children; Civil Liberties & Rights; Cognitive Disability; Economics; Education; Educational Institutions; Family; Government; Government Agencies; Group Home; Gunnar Dybwad; Human Rights; Identity; Independent Living; Institutions; Intelligence; Intelligence Tests; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Laws & Regulation; Mary E. Switzer; Massachusetts; Medicine & Science; Mental Retardation; Parenting; Pennsylvania; Policy; Psychiatric Disability; Segregation; Service Organizations; Sexuality; Sheltered Workshop; Social Welfare & Communities; The Arc; Vocational Rehabilitation
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Science, Health & Technology; Social Movements & Advocacy
Note: Delivered at a conference on "The Outlook for the Adult Retarded" under the auspices of The Woods Schools in Langhorne, Pennsylvania.