The Panel recommended that:
The U.S. Office of Education should exercise national leadership in the development of educational services for children with developmental disabilities.
Specialized educational services must be extended and improved to provide appropriate educational opportunities for all children with developmental disabilities.
The States, communities and private foundations should undertake an extensive expansion of manpower training programs.
As a result, The Mental Retardation Facilities and Community Mental Health Centers Construction Act of 1963 included provisions for training personnel, and research and demonstration projects in special education.