ERIC Number: EJ311771
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Severely Retarded? Severely Handicapped? Multiply Handicapped? A Definitional Analysis.
Tawney, James W.; Demchak, Mary Ann
Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, v4 n3 p1-18 Fall 1984
The article addresses the issue of definitional problems in the area of severely disabled. The historical evolution of definitions of the term is outlined. Introductory and specialized texts are analyzed and major definitional problems are identified. Recommendations for improving population descriptions are offered. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: Serving Severely Impaired Preschoolers. Journal Availability: PRO-ED, 5341 Industrial Oaks Blvd., Austin, TX 78735.