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Closing the Gap: A National Blueprint to Improve the Health of Persons with Mental Retardation



In December 2001, the Office of the Surgeon General, in conjunction with the NICHD, held a national conference to identify important issues in health and mental retardation, and to develop and action plan to address these issues. This 36-page scientific report describes topics discussed at the workshop, including disparities and diversity, identifying problems, setting an agenda and realizing goals, dual diagnosis research agenda, and federal initiatives on disabilities. The information in this report was current at the date of publication, but has not been updated. The document is provided for historical purposes only.

Publish Date: 2002
Pages:36

Preferred Citation:
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, DHHS. (2002).
Closing the Gap: A National Blueprint to Improve the Health of Persons with Mental Retardation (03-5292).
Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.
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