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ERIC Number: EJ360829
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
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A Comparison of the AAMD's Definition, Eligibility Criteria, and Classification Schemes with State Departments of Education Guidelines.
Utley, Cheryl A.; And Others
Education and Training in Mental Retardation, v22 n1 p35-43 Mar 1987
The survey of state department of special education guidelines for mental retardation terminology, eligibility criteria, and classification schemes indicated lack of uniformity among the states, increasing recognition of the importance of adaptive behavior, and decreasing use of the four-level classification system of the American Association of Mental Deficiency. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Researchers; Policymakers
Language: English
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