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ERIC Number: EJ313803
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Changes in Levels of Mental Retardation: A Comparison of Institutional and Community Populations.
Keith, Kenneth D.; Ferdinand, L. Rene
Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (JASH), v9 n1 p26-30 Spr 1984
The study compared changes in mental retardation level among persons in community-based services and institutionalized persons from the same geographic region. In general, persons in the community were more likely to increase their functioning level, while institution Ss decreased at a higher rate. Noteworthy differences were found among severely retarded Ss. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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