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The Origin And Nature Of Our Institutional Models
In this essay I will attempt to define the nature of various models which appear to underlie the design, location, and operation of residential facilities for the mentally retarded. I will then trace the historical evolution of various models that have been and are most prominent in the United States....
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Title: The Origin And Nature Of Our Institutional Models
From: Changing Patterns in Residential Services for the Mentally Retarded
Creator: Wolf Wolfensberger (author)
Date: January 10, 1969
Format: Government Document
Publisher: President's Committee on Mental Retardation, Washington, D.C.
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: ch.5, 63-171b
Keywords: Abuse; Advocacy; Architecture; Asylums; Charity; Children; Civil Liberties & Rights; Civil Rights; Cognitive Disability; Confinement; Crime; Deinstitutionalization; Doctors; Economics; Edouard Seguin; Education; Educational Institutions; Eugenics; Feeblemindedness; Government; Government Agencies; Health & Medicine; Heredity; Hervey B. Wilbur; Hospitals; Human Rights; Identity; Idiocy; Insanity; Institutions; Intelligence; Intelligence Tests; Jurisprudence; Labor & Commerce; Laws & Regulation; Legislation; Massachusetts; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Medicine & Science; Mental Retardation; New York; Nomenclature; Policy; Poverty; Prejudice; President's Committee On Mental Retardation; Psychiatric Disability; Public Health & Welfare; Religion; Reproduction; Samuel Gridley Howe; Segregation; Service Organizations; Sexuality; Special Education; Statistics; Sterilization; W.E. Fernald; Wolf Wolfensberger; Work
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy

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