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ERIC Number: EJ626342
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1079-3917
Age of Majority and Mental Retardation: A Position Statement of the Division on Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities.
Lindsey, Pam; Wehmeyer, Michael L.; Guy, Barbara; Martin, James
Education and Training in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, v36 n1 p3-15 Mar 2001
This position statement of the Council for Exceptional Children's Division on Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities outlines federal regulations governing the transfer of legal rights to students with disabilities at the state-mandated age of majority. It discusses the importance of informed consent, self-determination and student involvement in transition planning. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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