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ERIC Number: ED016346
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1959
Pages: 1
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THE MENTALLY RETARDED CHILD AT HOME, A MANUAL FOR PARENTS.
DITTMANN, LAURA L.
THIS MANUAL IS DEVOTED CHIEFLY TO THE MANAGEMENT OF YOUNG RETARDED CHILDREN AND CONCENTRATES ON DAY-TO-DAY ACTIVITIES--PHYSICAL HEALTH, MENTAL HEALTH, NEED FOR LOVE AND AFFECTION, SIBLING UNDERSTANDING, AND TRAINING IN SELF HELP AND OTHER SKILLS. EARLY CHARACTERISTICS AND NEEDS ARE DISCUSSED. THE FOLLOWING SKILLS ARE TREATED--FEEDING, DRINKING, BATHING, WALKING, BEHAVIOR, TOILET TRAINING, DRESSING, CLEARLINESS AND MANNERS, DISCIPLINE, SPEECH, PLAY AND GROUP EXPERIENCES. PROBLEMS OF SCHOOL ENTRANCE AND ADJUSTMENT TO ADOLESCENCE ARE CONSIDERED. A LIST OF SUGGESTED TOYS, EQUIPMENT, AND ACTIVITIES FOR HOME PLAY IS INCLUDED. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS, U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 20402 FOR $0.35. (DF)
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Authoring Institution: Children's Bureau (DHEW), Washington, DC.
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