Developing Services to the Mentally Retarded/Developmentally Disabled

By Beverly C. Nackman

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), December 1984

In 1981, state funding was made available to private and public agencies by the Maryland Division for Mental Retardation and Other Developmental Disabilities (MRDD) for an "Alternate Living Unit" program to serve higher functioning mentally disabled people then housed in state institutions. This article discusses the progress and results of the Jewish Family and Children's Service of Baltimore involvement in this initiative.


Topic: Social Services, Disability and Special Needs, Jewish Organizations

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 61/No. 2

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Maryland , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Nackman, Beverly C. Developing Services to the Mentally Retarded/Developmentally Disabled. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). December 1984: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=1183


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