Schooling for the mentally retarded
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Schooling for the mentally retarded a historical perspective by Brian Preen

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Published by University of Queensland Press in St. Lucia, Q .
Written in English


  • Children with mental disabilities -- Education -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Brian Preen.
LC ClassificationsLC4601 .P66
The Physical Object
Pagination180 p. :
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4594229M
ISBN 100702212628
LC Control Number77356633

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Review of Children with Mental Retardation "A book for parents of children with mild to moderate mental retardation, whether or not they have a diagnosed syndrome or condition. It provides a complete and compassionate introduction to their child's medical, therapeutic, and educational needs, and discusses the emotional impact on the family/5(5). Abstract. During the past decade rather dramatic changes have occurred in special education for mentally retarded children and adolescents. Implementation in the late s of the Education Cited by: 3. A mentally retarded person is slow, or lacking in the development of mental functioning when compared to those of his age level. Therefore, for instance a 10 year old mentally retarded child may exhibit behavior like that of a 3 or 4 year old child depending on his level of retardation. (shelved 2 times as mental-retardation) avg rating — 1,, ratings — published

  Genetic: Over 30% of mental retardation is attributed to children are likely to suffer from problems such as Down Syndrome and fragile X syndrome. Head Trauma: A severe head injury can cause inflammation in the can change the mental state of the child and lead to difficulties in memory, attention and : Deboshree Bhattacharjee.   The Persons with Disabilities Act states that there should be mandatory support for the prevention, early detection, education, employment and other facilities for persons with mental retardation. Willowbrook State School was a state-supported institution for children with intellectual disabilities located in the Willowbrook neighborhood on Staten Island in New York City from until The school was designed for 4,, but by it had a population of 6, At the time, it was the biggest state-run institution for people with mental disabilities in the United States. Chapter 7: Human Experimentation. Case: Willowbrook Experiments. Mentally retarded children housed at the Willowbrook State School in Staten Island, New York, were intentionally given hepatitis in an attempt to track the development of the viral infection. The study began in and lasted for 14 years.

: Functional Mathematics for the Mentally Retarded (The Slow Learner Series) (): Peterson, Daniel L.: Books. The Inclusion of Children with Mental Disabilities: A Teacher’s Perspective International Journal of Humanities Social Sciences and Education (IJHSSE) Page 67 services by education teams. Generally, all the experts demonstrated a clear understanding of the concept. Inclusion of learners with mental disabilitiesCited by: 1. Learning, Speech and Thought in the Mentally Retarded contains the proceedings of Symposia 4 and 5 held at the Middlesex Hospital Medical School in London on Octo and Ma , respectively, under the auspices of the Institute for Research into Mental Retardation. only 27 schools for persons with mental retardation in the entire country at that time. In , training teachers to teach persons with mental retardation was initiated in Mumbai by Mrs. Vakil. In , special education to train persons with mental retardation was introduced in Chennai at the Bala Vihar Training School by Mrs. M. Clubwala Size: KB.