ERIC Number: EJ304188
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
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The 1983 A.A.M.D. Definition and Classification of Mental Retardation: The Apparent Impact of the CEC-MR Position.
Kidd, John W.
Education and Training of the Mentally Retarded, v18 n4 p243-44 Dec 1983
The 1983 definition and classification of mental retardation of the American Association on Mental Deficiency reflects positions of the Council for Exceptional Children's Mental Retardation division by raising the ceiling IQ for classification, abandoning the standard deviation as a measurement criterion, and providing flexibility in IQ scores at classification limits. (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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