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  • Tags: Community Living

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News article on the report of individuals who have been moved from Pennhurst, and how they have been developing since their relocation.

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Letter to Secretary Wohlgemuth asking for the reinstatement of Dr. James McClelland. Miss Novosel also points out the problems of funding and overcrowding.

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The conclusion of the story of Lenny, who was expelled from Woodville State Hospital after he was caught stealing. Lenny had found a home at the Homestead House.

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Philadelphia Inquirer article on Judge Raymond Broderick's decision not to hold Bucks, Delaware, and Montgomery counties in contempt for not complying with his order to place a certain number of Pennhurst residents in community living arrangements.

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Editorial by Elsie Schmidt challenging the idea that the disabled would be better off in institutions rather than in community living arrangements in the wake of Judge Broderick's order to close Pennhurst.

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Letter to Kenneth Winograd from Louis Reid on behalf of a group of architects, engineers, and concerned citizens. Reid and these groups believe that Winograd should use his influence to permit the use of conventional residences, duplexes, and…

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The plan for community living arrangements, particularly as related to the Polk Dispersal Plan.

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Letter fro Dick Thornbugh on the lack of Government action on the District Court Mandate for community placements for the 61 children then at Pennhurst.Nelkin mentions that the children who have been placed in community living arrangements in the…

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Letter from Carla Morgan, Special Master, to Jennifer Howse, Deputy Secretary for Mental Retardation. Morgan is concerned with continuing reports about the treatment of Pennhurst Residents, and the DPW's lack of plans to develop alternatives for…

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News piece on the creation of a group home in Avalon of adults formerly living in Western State School and Hospital. The article focuses on the peaceful daily routine of the group home, in contrast to the expectations of neighbors who protested the…

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