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ERIC Number: ED024173
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 419
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Mental Retardation.
Baumeister, Alfred A., Ed.
Thirteen papers by different authors consider the application of research findings and theoretical formulations to the practical appraisal and treatment of mental retardation. All suggest methods for shaping appropriate and adaptive behaviors in retarded individuals. The papers include "Definition, Diagnosis, and Classification" by D.W. Brison, "The Multidisciplinary Approach to Mental Retardation" by R. Koch, "Perceptual, Conceptual, and Psycholinguistic Evaluation of the Mentally Retarded Child" by R.M. Allen and R.W. Jones, "Personality Evaluation" by R.L. Cromwell, "Speech, Language, and Hearing of the Mentally Retarded" by C.E. Webb and S. Kinde, and "The Role of Environmental Factors in the Treatment of Institutionalized Mental Retardates" by E.C. Butterfield. Further papers are "Psychotherapy and Other Adjustment Techniques with the Mentally Retarded" by I. Bialer, "Learning Abilities of the Mentally Retarded" by A.A. Baumeister, "Programmed Instruction for Retarded Children" by L.F. Malpass, "Vocational Preparation and Occupation" by W. Wolfensberger, "Public School Programs for the Mentally Retarded" by W.C. Fitzgibbon, "The Characteristics, Selection, and Training of Institution Personnel" by E.C. Butterfield, and "Counseling the Parents of the Retarded" by W. Wolfensberger. (DF)
Aldine Publishing Company, 320 West Adams Street, Chicago, Illinois 60606 ($12.50).
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