CLAUSEN HOUSE CELEBRATES ITS 50th ANNIVERSARY WITH COMMUNITY PARTY AT PRESERVATION PARK

In the late 1960’s options were limited for families of individuals with developmental disabilities. The choice was to keep their loved one isolated in the family home or institutionalized in one of California’s overcrowded mental institutions. Two Piedmont families, Dr. Edwin and Shirley Clausen and Helen and Ralph Pahlmeyer, were facing this stark circumstance for […]... >> read more