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This letter from Teddi Leiden of ARC Pennsylvania to Dottie Rowe of the Office of Mental Retardation of the DPW on lax state hiring practices that have led to mistreatment of residents.

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Article from the Harrisburg Patriot about attempts to use positive reinforcement and rewards rather than drugs and restraints to control the behavior of residents.

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Report of a visit to Penhurst at the request of the Office of Special Master. Report notes gaps of medical records- often prior to deaths, inappropriate use of drugs, and abuse.

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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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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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Incidences and events from March 1979 to July 1980 that indicate the DPW's lack of compliance with the Pennhurst Dispersal Plan.

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Welfare Press Office release regarding the shifting of duties from the Office of the Special Master to the Department of Public Welfare. As of March 1982, the Department of Public Welfare will be responsible for monitoring residents who have moved…

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Letter to the Attorney General, asking that they not appeal the decision to close Pennhurst and create community alternatives. This letter details the problems of institutions, the success of community placements. In discussing duty to provide…

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Release from the Office of The Special Master on recent developments in the Pennhurst Dispersal.

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Collection of Appendices about the Pennhurst Dispersal Court Order including a summary of the court order, the compatibility of D.P.W. Policies with the court order, highlights from the Pennhurst Papers, and information about the Joyce Z case of the…

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