Benhaven

  • Amy L. Lettick
Part of the Current Issues in Autism book series (CIAM)

Overview

Benhaven is a day and residential school community which was founded in Connecticut in 1967. It has an intensive program, demanding of teachers and students, individualized and time-intensive, with the goal of achieving optimum development in each student through maximizing the potential for independence and competence in vocational, residential, and recreational skills, and thereby avoiding custodial institutionalization in adulthood.

Keywords

Staff Member Autistic Child Group Home Home Program Vocational Activity 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Amy L. Lettick
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  1. 1.BenhavenNew HavenUSA

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