This assignment is a 5 page research paper about Willowbrook
¨ Write your paper in MLA format
¨ Please re-read your paper for spelling and grammar and cite your sources (This includes having a reference page in addition to the 5 pages and citing within the paper)
¨ Include 3-5 scholarly sources (These can be found on CSI library’s website. Generally, .com sites are not scholarly sources).
In your paper, please include the following:
¨ Discussion of Willowbrook’s history (opening, initial purposes, what it became)
¨ Willowbrook’s deinstitutionalization (**include legal actions**)
¨ Consider Willowbrook’s legacy and how it influences the field of disabilities today
¨ Willowbrook’s specific influence on Staten Island
¨ Consider residential placements since Willowbrook and discuss what appears to be working or what does not appear to be working (example: group homes)
¨ Read the following article and discuss why Oddo’s proposal could be concerning: https://www.silive.com/news/2014/09/oddo_envisions_health_and_well.html
¨ Answer the following: How does Willowbrook serve as a reminder to society? How can we ensure we do not repeat our history?