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ERIC Number: ED028560
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jan
Pages: 47
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The Social Sciences and Mental Retardation: Family Components. Report of a Conference (Bethesda, Maryland, January 8-9, 1968).
Wells, Leora Wood, Comp.
The proceedings, as reported by a science writer, consider family components of retardation. Stephen Richardson presents some study findings on family components in mental retardation; Bernard Farber surveys the family relationships of institutionalized and non-institutionalized retarded children; and Irving Tallman discusses family theory as it relates to retardation. General discussion is summarized as are the participants' remarks on sociological aspects of retardation research and specific research potential. Also listed are 56 questions for possible research, suggestions for future action, 31 references, and the conference participants' names, titles, and addresses. (LE)
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Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Child Health and Human Development (NIH), Bethesda, MD.