ERIC Number: EJ441382
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Social Competence: An Important Construct in Mental Retardation.
Siperstein, Gary N.
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v96 n4 p3-6 Jan 1992
This essay provides a rationale for including social competence as a prominent feature in the understanding of mental retardation, outlines efforts to describe socially competent behavior, and considers factors that underlie social competence. The essay introduces the papers in this special issue on social skills in individuals with mental retardation. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Note: Special Issue on Social Skills.