Title Rising expectations [electronic resource] : the Developmental Disabilities Act revisited.
Corp Author National Council on Disability (U.S.)
Publication Washington, D.C. : National Council on Disability, 2011.
Description 1 online resource (195 pages)
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Note Title from title screen (viewed Aug. 8, 2012).
"Publication date: February 15, 2011."
Summary Report from a year-long study by the National Council on Disability on programs established by the Developmental Disabilities Act, originally authorized in 1963 and last reauthorized in 2000, to improve the lives of people with development disabilities, protect their civil and human rights, and promote their potential and integration into communities.
Contents Overview and cross-cutting issues -- University centers for excellence in developmental disabilities -- State and territorial councils -- Protection and advocacy for individuals with developmental disabilities -- Projects of national significance -- Family support -- Direct support workers -- App. A. Interview -- App. B. Mission of the National Council on Disabilities.
Note Includes executive summary.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-188, 195).
Subject United States. Developmentally Disabled Assistance and Bill of Rights Act.
United States. Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000.
Developmentally disabled -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Discrimination against people with disabilities -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Developmentally disabled -- Services for -- United States.
People with disabilities -- Services for -- United States.
Alt Title Developmental Disabilities Act revisited
Related To Print version: National Council on Disability (U.S.). Rising expectations (DLC) 2010532860 (OCoLC)705903784

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