Embarking on a New Century: Mental Retardation at the End of the 20th Century

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Robert L. Schalock, Pamela C. Baker, M. Doreen Croser
AAMR, 2002 - Education - 265 pages
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Captures the challenging and controversial era between 1975-2000 that led the field of intellectual disability into an age of community acceptance and inclusion. This title includes chapters that focus themes such as public policy and health care.
 

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Contents

Public Policy Challenges in a New Millennium
17
Tables Figures
42
Definitional Issues
45
The Evolving Social Context for Quality in Services and Supports
67
From Programs to Supports
83
The Narrowing Role of Institutions
101
Emerging Aspects of Mental Health Care
133
Issues and Services
153
AAMR
167
Appendices
181
A Transformation
185
19752000
203
SelfAdvocacy
221
The Future
237
Trends and Issues
255
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