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ERIC Number: EJ643003
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-6765
New Words for New Purposes: A Challenge for the AAMR.
Danforth, Scot
Mental Retardation, v40 n1 p51-55 Feb 2002
This commentary discusses whether the American Association on Mental Retardation should change its name. It reviews the history of professional terminology regarding individuals with mental retardation and stresses the need for the AAMR to change its name using terms that envision and announce a social purpose for the organization. (Contains references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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