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  1. Hitting the moving target of program choice.

    Article - En anglais

    The changes in what 2,927 people wanted and got for programs in 1988 were compared with what 3,934 people wanted and received in 1996 in Wyoming and South Dakota.

    As recommendations change, they present a « moving target » for these service-delivery systems.

    In 1988,51% of those served in Wyoming and 62% of those served in South Dakota were in their preferred setting.

    Wyoming percentage rose to 84%, whereas South Dakota's percentage moved up to 72%. These increases enhanced other « quality of life » measures.

    Comparing 1996 with 1988, for example, fewer individuals in both states reported no social or leisure activities.

    Fewer reported the lack of transportation as a barrier and fewer reported having no one to accompany them to activities.

    More individuals reported family contact, family visits, and identified a hobby or personal leisure activity.

    The 8-year expansion of services and supports had increased positive social activities.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Variation temporelle, Choix, Qualité vie, Arriération mentale, Wyoming, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Dakota du Sud, Homme, Déficience intellectuelle, Trouble développement, Placement institution, Traitement jour

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Time variation, Choice, Quality of life, Mental retardation, Wyoming, United States, North America, America, South Dakota, Human, Intellectual deficiency, Developmental disorder

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0161018

    Code Inist : 002B18C12. Création : 21/07/1998.