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ERIC Number: EJ165946
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Publication Date: 1977
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Idiot Savants: Rate of Incidence
Hill, A. Lewis
Perceptual and Motor Skills, 44, 1, 161-2, Feb 77
A survey of 300 public residential facilities for the mentally retarded revealed a .06 percent incidence rate for idiot savants, persons of low intelligence who possess an unusually high skill in some special task. (CL)
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