ERIC Number: ED039697
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Counseling Parents of Mentally Retarded Children and Youth.
Fils, David H.; Attwell, Arthur A.
Written in question and answer form, the guide for parents of mentally handicapped children provides information in the areas of health and medical concerns, assessment of the child's mental ability, parent-child-family relationships, education, psychological and psychiatric adjustments of both child and parent, improving communication, and recreation. Also included are aspects of vocational training, legal and social security provisions, community responsibility, agencies and parent organizations, developmental landmarks for normal and Downs Syndrome children, selected reading references, age factors of calorie needs, and a nutrition chart. (RD)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools, CA.