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ERIC Number: EJ555496
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-6765
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
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Language: English
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