ERIC Number: EJ311903
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Presidential Address 1984: Mental Retardation 1984--Professional Responsibilities.
Grossman, Herbert J.
Mental Retardation, v22 n5 p212-17 Oct 1984
The author describes changes in the field of retardation over the last 30 years. Briefly addressed are shifts of care from institutions to communities, increased professionalism, greater emphasis on prevention, attention to emotional problems of mentally retarded persons, changes in terminology, and social changes (such as increased competition for resources). (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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