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Department of Mental Retardation findings and recommendations

Connecticut. Dept. of Mental Retardation.

Department of Mental Retardation findings and recommendations

study of the law regarding guardianship of persons with mental retardation pursuant to Public Act no. 01-140 ; report of the Commissioner of Mental Retardation to the Joint Standing Committee on Public Health

by Connecticut. Dept. of Mental Retardation.

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Published by Dept. of Mental Retardation in [Hartford] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Connecticut.
    • Subjects:
    • Guardian and ward -- Connecticut.,
    • Mental health laws -- Connecticut.,
    • Mental retardation -- Connecticut.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesStudy of the law regarding guardianship of persons with mental retardation pursuant to Public Act no. 01-140, Report of the Commissioner of Mental Retardation to the Joint Standing Committee on Public Health
      Statementrespectfully submitted, Peter H. O"Meara
      ContributionsO"Meara, Peter H., Connecticut. General Assembly. Committee on Public Health.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFC3692 .C66 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination20, [49] leaves :
      Number of Pages49
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3727434M
      LC Control Number2003373855
      OCLC/WorldCa51390134

      8_/22a21, ram for National Action to Combat Mental Retarda-tion, Presi den. s Panel on Mental Retardation, U.S. Government FiTaing Office, October, , pp. 2. Report and Recommendations of the Conference on Mental Retardation, Council . Mental Retardation. Mental Retardation: Past and Present. traces the history of America's treatment of retarded persons from the humanitarian movement of the 's to the present. The book documents the dark years of neglect and isolation, as well as the shining years of the Kennedy Administration when mental retardation first gained national.

      Publisher Summary. This chapter reviews the culture and mental health in later life of a human being. The chapter presents some conceptions of culture that take into account its functions vis-a-vis the social collectivity and its functions vis-a-vis individual personality. It also focuses on two related phenomena: (1) the special role that older individuals play in maintaining the ritual.   Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center have found that the reflux and swallowing problems that are common symptoms in patients with Rett syndrome and other neurological impairments, may be caused by a different mechanism than they are in healthy individuals. The finding leaves researchers to wonder if these patients truly benefit .

      The book is about the complexity of social issues that surround mental retardation in today's world and their relevance to social work inter-vention. The chapter titles are: (1) Social Clinical Nature of Mental Retardation, (2) Historical Background to Services for the Mentally Retarded, (3) Social Work Perspectives on Mental Retardation, (4.   Newborn screening programs test babies for disorders that are often not apparent at birth. Such disorders may be inherited, infectious, or caused by a medical problem of the mother. If these disorders are not detected and treated soon after birth, they may cause mental retardation, severe illness, or premature death.


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