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ERIC Number: ED044877
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Pages: 185
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The Retarded Adult at Home: A Guide for Parents.
Katz, Elias
The book provides helpful information to parents of a retarded adult son or daughter who lives at home. Emphasized is the development of often-neglected potential. Presented are general discussions of the importance of the parents' attitudes, mental retardation, and the psychological needs of the adult retardate. Information is provided on types of professional evaluation, and how parents can provide training. Social and personal problems are considered, as are physical and mental health and vocational training opportunities. Services available are summarized. Appended are lists of directories, motion pictures, agencies providing information on facilities and services for the retarded adult, and professions assisting the family and the retarded person. (KW)
Special Child Publications, Inc., 4535 Union Bay Place, N.E., Seattle, Washington 98105
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