Investigation of Department of Mental Retardation
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Investigation of Department of Mental Retardation client health and safety by Connecticut. General Assembly. Legislative Program Review and and Investigations Committee.

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Published by The Committee in Hartford, Conn .
Written in English


  • Connecticut. -- Dept. of Mental Retardation -- Management.,
  • People with mental disabilities -- Services for -- Connecticut -- Planning.

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StatementConnecticut General Assembly, Legislative Program.
LC ClassificationsRA790.65.C8 C64 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination150 p. :
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16250034M
LC Control Number2007361199

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Mental Retardation (MR) is a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by a significant impairment of cognitive and development due to abnormalities in the structure or function of brain. All providers of mental retardation services and supports, including private and state operated Intermediate Care Facilities for Persons with Mental retardation (ICFs/MR), County Mental Health and Mental Retardation Programs and OMR are partners in the effort to assure the health, safety and rights of persons receiving supports and services. LifeCourse Planning. Charting the LifeCourse Framework was created by FAMILIES to help individuals and families of all abilities and ages develop a vision of a good life, think about what they need to know and do, identify how to find supports, and discover what it takes to live the lives they want to live. The Department of Developmental Services provides supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorder to enhance opportunities to become fully engaged members of their community.

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