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ERIC Number: EJ439596
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-1042-9859
Beliefs of Jewish-Oriental Mothers Regarding Children Who Are Mentally Retarded.
Stahl, Abraham
Education and Training in Mental Retardation, v26 n4 p361-69 Dec 1991
This paper presents the beliefs of Israeli residents of Oriental (North African or Middle Eastern) origin regarding children who are mentally retarded. Based on written materials and interviews with 40 mothers, the paper discusses beliefs about mental retardation's causes, blame, treatment, and recovery. Methods of dealing with parents of pupils from this background are described. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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