1970s

Rapid expansions were made with new programs being offered. Adult Education was developed to teach basic living skills to adults. Infant Stimulation Program started, in which Special Education teachers worked with children under age 2. LCARC started their annual Summer Camp, open to children and adolescents with disabilities who lived in Lawrence County. Recreational programs began to offer opportunities for individuals to participate in a variety of activities. Group Homes were opened in 1977 with clients from Polk.