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  • Tags: 1981

Penhurst Study #10 title page.jpg
One of many reports on a study done by the Temple University Developmental Disabilities Center following the deinstitutionalization of Pennhurst. This report evaluates the feelings of the families of deinstitutionalized former residents of…

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Pennhurst Study #13 title page.jpg
One of a number of reports done by Temple University after the court-ordered deinstitutionalization of Pennhurst. This report studies the impact of life in Community Living Arrangements on former Pennhurst residents.

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Welfare Press Office Release regarding the DPW's suit agains the Pennsylvania Legal Services Center to limit the amount of funds available to low-income residents for legal services and limit their ability to collect fees against Pennsylvania.

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events of the last 12 months penhurst dispersal001.jpg
Release from the Office of The Special Master on recent developments in the Pennhurst Dispersal.

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letter from obannon to atwater001.jpg
Letter from Helen O'Bannon to Elton Atwater of PARC. O'Bannon is upset with what she seems to perceive at PARC's antagonism to her office.

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Penhurst Report001.jpg
Report from the Office of the Special Master about Individuals who had moved from Pennhurst to other institutions or community placements.

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News Article on the funding cuts to the Office of the Special Master. Outlines what the office does, primarily overseeing Community Living Arrangement Placements. The primary reason for the funding cut was that the Office was deemed unnecessary, as…

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$10,000 fines upheld for Pennhurst again.jpg
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article on fines to the State of Pennsylvania for lack of compliance with enforcing supervision during the deinstitutionalization of Pennhurst State School and Hospital.

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Pennhurst Suit in Top Court.jpg
Pittsburgh Press article on the Supreme Court's decision to hear the case in Youngberg v. Romeo, a second case concerning the rights of institutionalized people at Pennhurst State School and Hospital.

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State Backs Retarded Care Policy Despite Ruling.jpg
Pittsburgh Press article on the Supreme Court's 1981 ruling in Halderman v. Pennhurst and its implications for the movement to deinstitutionalize residents of Pennhurst and other state schools and hospitals.

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