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Letter from Norman J. Taylor to James H. McClelland criticizing Polk's practice of censoring outside mail and prohibiting residents from making or receiving telephone calls.

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This letter from Meador, commissioner of the Department of Public Welfare's Mental Health and Mental Retardation Department, to Charles A. Pteres, the executive director of ACC PARC about H.W. and Nancy Wehe. Meador promises he will follow up with…

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This letter to Norman Taylor, secretary of the Department of Public Welfare, from Charles Peters of ACC PARC expresses support for the demands of H.W. Wehe and Mike Levine.

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Informational handout by ACC PARC. Includes quotes from DPW officials and governors and facts about lack of programming and non-institutional residential facilities.

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Speech by Frank S. Beal given at the Mercer County Association for the Retarded Annual Dinner. About the future of care for the handicapped. Focus on the unsustainability of institutions and the need to transition to more community-based residential…

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Letter from Peter Polloni to Helen O'Bannon including the proposal for dental service inventory, proposed structure of reports, and number of dental staff at State Centers.

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In this letter, Dr. Reznik expresses his frustration over DPW's slow response to his dental services findings.

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This letter from Helen O'Bannon to Teddi Leiden of PARC about the dental reviews by Dr. Resnick and the Department of Health. Helen O'Bannon also lists actions taken by the DPW in response to these reports.

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This material was distributed by Dr. Jay Reznik and PARC at a press conference after a lack of action by the DPW concerning dental care of residents of state schools and hospitals.

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This letter from Teddi Leiden, President of PARC to Aldo Colautti, Pennsylvania's Secretary of Public Welfare requests copies of Dr. Reznik's reports.

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