ERIC Number: EJ555496
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Laura Bridgman, Mental Retardation, and the Question of Differential Advocacy.
Smith, J. David; Anton, Mark R.
Mental Retardation, v35 n5 p398-401 Oct 1997
Discusses the history of differential treatment of individuals with mental retardation by those with other disabilities and details the life of Laura Bridgeman, a child with deaf-blindness, and her disdain for children whom she believed to be intellectually inferior. The social stigma of mental retardation is explored. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A