ERIC Number: ED025081
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jul
Reference Count: 0
The Doubly Disadvantaged; A Study of Socio-Cultural Determinants in Mental Retardation.
Citing relevant studies and providing statistical data in 29 figures and 28 tables in the text and 15 appended tables, the report describes the characteristics of Texas' three major ethnic groups, Anglos, Latin Americans, and Negroes; discusses mental retardation in relation to socio-cultural factors, deprivation, health factors, education and illiteracy, and migrancy; and considers the characte"istics of residential school enrollment. One bibliography cites 70 items; a second annotates 52 items on Latin American migrant labor. Guide questions for Negro and Latin American group meetings and excerpts from the Texas migrant health project are included. (JD)
Descriptors: Anglo Americans, Black Culture, Cultural Differences, Disadvantaged, Disadvantaged Youth, Ethnic Groups, Exceptional Child Research, Family (Sociological Unit), Health, Illiteracy, Latin American Culture, Mental Retardation, Mexican Americans, Migrant Children, Migrant Health Services, Migrant Problems, Minority Group Children, Minority Groups, Socioeconomic Influences
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Public Health Service (DHEW), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. Extension Teaching and Field Service Bureau.