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ERIC Number: ED015606
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 1
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THE MENTALLY RETARDED CHILD.
LEVINSON, ABRAHAM
THIS IS A REVISION BY THE LEVINSON FOUNDATION STAFF OF A BOOK WRITTEN BY DR. ABRAHAM LEVINSON IN 1952. WRITTEN FOR PARENTS OF MENTALLY RETARDED CHILDREN, THE BOOK REVIEWS TYPICAL PARENTAL REACTIONS TO THE BIRTH OF A RETARDED CHILD AND OFFERS ADVICE ON HOME CARE, SIBLING ACCEPTANCE, AND DISCIPLINE. ITS CONTENTS INCLUDE SUCH MATTERS AS HISTORICAL BACKGROUND, THE CONCEPT OF MENTAL RETARDATION, STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE BRAIN, TEAM APPROACH TO DIAGNOSIS, EARLY RECOGNITION, CAUSES, TREATMENT, PREVENTION, EDUCATION, COMMUNITY AND STATE RESPONSIBILITY, PROGRESS IN RESEARCH, AND OUTLOOK FOR THE FUTURE. THE FINAL CHAPTER CONTAINS ANSWERS TO 29 SPECIFIC QUESTIONS MOST OFTEN ASKED BY PARENTS. ALSO INCLUDED ARE SOURCES OF CURRENT ANNOTATED LISTINGS OF SCHOOLS AND INSTITUTIONS AND A LIST OF 22 SELECTED READINGS. THIS DOCUMENT WAS PUBLISHED BY THE JOHN DAY COMPANY, 62 WEST 45TH STREET, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10036, AND IS AVAILABLE FOR $4.50. (DF)
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Authoring Institution: Julian D. Levinson Research Foundation for Mentally Retarded Children, Chicago, IL.
Identifiers: LEVINSON RESEARCH FOUNDATION