• The important role of parents in residential services, and the importance of residential services encouraging parents to maintain contact with their sons and daughter.

  • Both the decentralized institution, consisting of small living units (maximum 20) scattered within the community, and the simplified community-like institution are viable models.

  • Whenever feasible, where people live should be separate from where they work, attend classes, engage in recreation and participate in social activities.

Institutional Kitchen
Photo courtesy William Bronston, M.D.