If demand is lowered as in the case of the number willing to purchase a dwelling near a group homeit follows that price value must decrease to match the decline in demand. Will they be friendly? Peter C. Sign Up. These citizens are simply slow to learn and unable to learn many things that seem easy to us.
Beginning in the late 's, Willowbrook offered a mean, often desperate existence to thousands of mentally retarded people.
Big Day for Ex-Residents Of Center for the Retarded
While the state faltered in creating group homes for the mentally ill released from hospitals -- many of whom ended up homeless -- it delivered for the mentally retarded. In the late s, state institutions across the nation housed almostpeople with intellectual disabilities andpeople experiencing mental illness. The answer is, I believe, obvious. Then follow degrees of understanding and finally acceptance of the disabled person's right to live in a home in his own county. Often, people were naked and lay prostrate on the floors to cool off because the rooms had inadequate ventilation. Like its big brother on the Potomac, Albany's increasing regulatory actions frequently intrude and do personal damage.