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Farewell Address
We are now riding a seeming crest of public support and acceptance, and I am often asked to what one can ascribe this phenomenal and indeed quite unique success of a voluntary association in so short a time. In my answer I always point to the very factors which in 1957 persuaded me to accept the call of NARC's Board of Directors: ours is an organization that from its very earliest, most humble and unpretentious beginnings was blessed with a national leadership that in farsighted wisdom, clarity of purpose and soundness in method is unsurpassed....
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Title: Farewell Address
Creator: Gunnar Dybwad (author)
Date: October 26, 1963
Format: Speech
Source: Friends of the Samuel Gridley Howe Library and the Dybwad Family
Keywords: Advocacy; Children; Civil Liberties & Rights; Cognitive Disability; Economics; Education; Educational Institutions; Family; Government; Government Agencies; Gunnar Dybwad; Human Rights; Institutions; Laws & Regulation; Mental Retardation; Parenting; Phenylketonuria; Policy; President's Panel On Mental Retardation; Rosemary Dybwad; Service Organizations; Social Welfare & Communities; The Arc; Voluntarism; Washington, DC
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy
Note: Presented at the 1963 Annual Convention of the National Association for Retarded Children, Washington, D. C.