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Expanding concepts in mental retardation

Expanding concepts in mental retardation

a symposium from the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation.

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Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children with mental disabilities.,
  • Mental retardation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by George A. Jervis.
    ContributionsJervis, George A., ed., Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRJ506.M4 E9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 262 p.
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5616766M
    LC Control Number68025158

      Mental Retardation summarizes some developments in the study of the causes and social effects of mental retardation. The problem of definition and recognition is emphasized, along with its relationship to frequency and to the changes that have occurred in the natural history and prevalence of mental handicap in general and of some of its specific constituent disorders in Edition: 1. Committee on Mental Retardation) are be­ ginning to make employers aware of the retarded as a valuable manpower resource. America's current stress on jobs for the disad­ vantaged is causing employers to be more open-minded about all manpower sources— not only the disadvantaged but the handi­ capped and retarded as well. 2File Size: 1MB.

    OF A MENTALLY RETARDED CHILD VI DEVELOPMENT—ACCORDING TO MENTAL AGE A. Birth to 9 Mos 17 B. Mos C. Years D. Years 22 VII BIBLIOGRAPHY Basic concepts A. Teach right from wrong. B. Have him know acceptable and unacceptable behavior. C. He learns to do those things which give him pleasure and to reject those. Genetic Disorders of Intellectual Disability: Expanding our Concepts of Phenotypes and of Family Outcomes Article in Journal of Genetic Counseling 21(6) August with 35 Reads.

    Mental retardation: trends in State services / (Washington: President's Committee on Mental Retardation: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., ), by National Association of Coordinators of State Programs for the Mentally Retarded (U.S.) and United States. President's Committee on Mental Retardation (page images at. Mental Retardation, , 2, – Google Scholar Doleys, D. M. Behavioral treatments for nocturnal enuresis in children: A review of the recent by: 3.


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