ERIC Number: ED034328
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962
Reference Count: 0
These Are Not Children; A Play About Opportunities for the Mentally Retarded.
Alden, Jerome; Johnesse, Adaline
The play, which involves a mentally retarded youth, his parents, and a rehabilitation counselor, gives dramatic emphasis to the youth's problems in adjusting to the outside world and to the adjustment problems of the parents. The character of Joey is used to demonstrate that the retarded can be helped to lead useful and productive lives and to gain feelings of status and pride. A discussion guide is included. (LE)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rehabilitation Services Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Family Service Association of America, New York, NY. Plays for Living.