The program demonstrates and stresses the importance of a central agency in the community to assist families to cope with the problem of mental retardation. The program achieves its objective primarily through the use of brief descriptions of cases of specific retardates and the services they received in Los Angeles.The program includes cases of mentally retarded infants, children and young adults. The program discusses their mental, physical, social, and economic needs. The program also discusses how social workers, hearing and speech therapists, nurses, educational specialists, religious groups, and sheltered workshops help these individuals and their families meet their needs.
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John Sutherland Productions; Source: Item; Research date: 01/12/2012