ERIC Number: EJ279591
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Feb
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Assessing Professionals' Prognostic Impressions of Mental Retardation.
Wolraich, Mark L.; Siperstein, Gary N.
Mental Retardation, v21 n1 p8-12 Feb 1983
Attitudes of 168 practitioners (pediatricians, psychologists, special educators, allied health professionals, and social workers) toward mental retardation were compared. Results showed that pediatricians were significantly more pessimistic about the ultimate abilities of mentally retarded adults than psychologists and educators. (Author/SEW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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