ERIC Number: EJ285352
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Separate vs. Combined Categories for Mental Retardation and Specific Learning Disabilities?
Gaar, Basil L.; Plue, William V.
Learning Disability Quarterly, v6 n1 p77-79 Win 1983
Surveys of 1,164 special educators revealed that they did not support a combination of the traditional categories of mental retardation and specific learning disabilities. Special education teachers and evaluators of the handicapped were stronger in their endorsement of separate categories than special education administrators. (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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