ERIC Number: EJ492977
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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On "Good" Terms: Labeling People with Mental Retardation.
Hastings, Richard P.
Mental Retardation, v32 n5 p363-65 Oct 1994
Changes in labels for people with mental retardation over the years have not significantly impacted on negative attitudes toward this population. Recommended is selection of labels which are unambiguous in meaning, based on research on connotations of various labels, and based on preferences expressed by people with mental retardation and their families. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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