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New Horizons In Residential Care Of The Mentally Retarded
There is no reason whatever to assume that good child care practices, modified to be sure by their specific needs, cannot be applied to institutions for the mentally retarded. However, there is no doubt that this will mean a radical departure from the now traditional patterns of mass care from which we have liberated ourselves in only a few instances in our field and even there only to a partial extent....
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Title: New Horizons In Residential Care Of The Mentally Retarded
Creator: Gunnar Dybwad (author)
Date: 1959
Format: Speech
Source: Friends of the Samuel Gridley Howe Library and the Dybwad Family
Keywords: Advocacy; Architecture; Attendants; Benjamin Spock; Care Givers; Children; Civil Liberties & Rights; Cognitive Disability; Confinement; Deinstitutionalization; Economics; Education; Educational Institutions; Employment; Family; Government; Government Agencies; Gunnar Dybwad; Housing; Human Rights; Institutions; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Laws & Regulation; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Mental Retardation; Parenting; Physical Disability; Policy; Privacy; Service Organizations; Social Welfare & Communities; The Arc
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy
Note: Presented at the 1959 Annual Convention of the National Association for Retarded Children.