Beyond Benevolence: Legal Protection for Persons With Special Needs

  • Stanley S. Herr
Part of the Disorders of Human Learning, Behavior, and Communication book series (HUMAN LEARNING)

Abstract

In the space of a mere two decades, a legal revolution has broken over the once-quiet field of mental retardation. Where change was formerly sought by appeals to virtue, beneficence, patriotism, or even shrill xenophobia, there is now an insistent call for new legislation, rules, and judicial decisions. Where medical superintendents were once the authors of legislative programs of isolation, there is now a broad constituency for integration.

Keywords

Hydration Transportation Assure Arena Defend 

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