ERIC Number: ED102745
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Some Thoughts on Counseling Parents of the Mentally Retarded. Final Report.
Phelps, William R.
Discussed are techniques in counseling parents of retarded children. Suggested are ways to structure the interview as well as methods to help the parents deal with such problems as overprotection and initial reactions to the diagnosis of retardation. (CL)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Exceptional Child Services, Interviews, Mental Retardation, Parent Attitudes, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Counseling
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: West Virginia State Board of Vocational Education, Charleston. Div. of Vocational Rehabilitation.