ERIC Number: EJ350456
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Speaking for Themselves: People Who Are Labeled as Mentally Retarded.
Dudley, James R.
Social Work, v32 n1 p80-82 Jan-Feb 1987
Focuses on three misconceptions about mentally retarded persons commonly held by the general public: mentally handicapped persons have little awareness or understanding of their handicaps; are indifferent to the language used to refer to them or their handicaps; and are largely unaware of and unaffected by stigma-promoting practices of society. (NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A