ERIC Number: ED047472
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Mental Retardation in a Canadian Province.
Portal-Foster, C. W.
The fifth of a series of brief reports on the study of mental retardation in a Canadian province covers a period of approximately one year (September, 1969, through November, 1970). The period under review is primarily one of data gathering with the emphasis on the adequacy of the sampling procedure, follow up of incomplete interviews, and tapping of the sample for opinions of the mentally handicapped, as members of families and society at large. The study itself is an attempt to investigate the prevalence of mental retardation in a geographically defined Canadian population (Prince Edward Island) and to devise a criteria with maximum flexibility for use in social and health planning in the field of mental retardation. The document includes information on preparation of data, methodological issues, staff and facilities. (CD)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of National Health and Welfare, Ottawa (Ontario).
Authoring Institution: Canadian Council on Social Development, Ottawa (Ontario).