ERIC Number: ED023200
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
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How You Can Help Your Retarded Child; A Manual for Parents.
French, Edward L.; Scott, J. Clifford
Directed to parents of mentally retarded children, the manual describes the problem of retardation that these parents must face and their reactions to it. Mental retardation is explained, and both emotional and social maturity are discussed. The necessity of choosing a life plan for the retarded child and factors involved in the decision are considered, as are current trends in the field of mental retardation. A question and answer section and a 27-item annotated bibliography are provided. (SN)
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Rearing, Emotional Development, Etiology, Exceptional Child Education, Family (Sociological Unit), Individual Characteristics, Intellectual Development, Mental Retardation, Parent Attitudes, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Role, Self Care Skills
J.B. Lippincott Company, East Washington Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19105 ($3.95).
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Note: Revision of the book originally published as "Child in the Shadows."