(110 ILCS 350/2)
(from Ch. 144, par. 2652)
The Board of Trustees shall establish and operate an Institute for
the Study of Developmental Disabilities to conduct research and provide
education, treatment and other services regarding developmental disabilities.
The Institute for the Study of Developmental Disabilities may promote and
advance knowledge through research in the causes and treatment of developmental
disabilities, may develop programs to meet the need for staff skilled in the
treatment and care of persons with a developmental disability, and, as mutually
agreed by the Board of Trustees and the Department, may assist in the training
of competent personnel for service in the State Developmental Centers and
elsewhere. In pursuit of its goals, the Institute may examine patient records
in the custody or under the control of the Department.
(Source: P.A. 88-380.)