Embarking On A New Century Mental Retardation At The End Of The 21st Century

Embarking On A New Century Mental Retardation At The End Of The 21st Century




Changes, challenges, and controversies marked the period between 1975-2000 for the disability field in America. Embarking is a unique reference that captures societal issues that carried the intellectual disability field into a new age of community acceptance and inclusion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780940898868
Publisher: AAIDD
Publication date: 06/01/2002
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributorsiii
List of Tables and Figuresix
Part IPublic Policy Changes1
Chapter 1Federal Disability Legislation: 1975-19993
Chapter 2Public Policy Challenges in a New Millennium17
Chapter 3A Friend in Court: The Association's Role and Judicial Trends27
Chapter 4Definitional Issues45
Chapter 5The Evolving Social Context for Quality in Services and Supports67
Part IIServices Delivery Changes81
Chapter 6From Programs to Supports83
Chapter 7The Narrowing Role of Institutions101
Chapter 8Enduring Contributions of Behavioral Science111
Chapter 9A New Century: Emerging Aspects of Mental Health Care133
Chapter 10Family Support Services143
Chapter 11Early Intervention and Prevention: Issues and Services153
Chapter 12From Medical Model to Integrated Health Care Delivery: AAMR Medicine and Nursing Initiatives From 1975-1999167
Chapter 13From Mainstreaming to Inclusion: A Transformation of Service Delivery185
Chapter 14Direct-Service Professionals: 1975-2000203
Chapter 15Self-Advocacy221
Part IIIEmbarking on a New Century235
Chapter 16The Future237
Chapter 17AAMR Leadership at Century's End245
Chapter 18Trends and Issues255
Subject Index263

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