ERIC Number: EJ413195
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Defining Mental Retardation from an Instructional Perspective.
Dever, R. B.
Mental Retardation, v28 n3 p147-53 Jun 1990
A definition of mental retardation is presented to clarify perceptions of what should happen to persons with mental retardation after identification and program placement. The definition refers to the need for specific skill training and the development of independence. A rationale and six corollaries to the definition are discussed. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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