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Developmentally disabled and their legal rights

Developmentally disabled and their legal rights

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Published by John F. Kennedy Institute for the Habilitation of the Mentally and Physically Handicapped Child in Baltimore .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Developmentally disabled -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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      ContributionsJohn F. Kennedy Institute for Handicapped Children., The Developmentally Disabled and Their Legal Rights Symposium, Baltimore, 1974.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF480.Z9 D48
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 88 p. ;
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5234924M
      LC Control Number75305451

      in the case of residential programs serving individuals in need of comprehensive health-related, habilitative, assistive technology or rehabilitative services, that are at least equivalent to those standards applicable to intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded, promulgated in regulations of the Secretary on June 3, , as appropriate, taking into account the size of the.   Residents' rights. (a) The facility shall ensure that all residents are afforded their right to a dignified existence, self-determination, respect, full recognition of their individuality, consideration and privacy in treatment and care for personal needs, and communication with and access to persons and services inside and outside the facility.


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