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ERIC Number: EJ643004
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-6765
The Dignity of Humanity Is Not a Scientific Concept.
Gelb, Steven A.
Mental Retardation, v40 n1 p55-56 Feb 2002
This commentary discusses whether the American Association on Mental Retardation should change its name. It argues that the term "mental retardation" has become a potent, utterly dismissive invective in the mouths of adults and school children and should be replaced with the term "intellectual disability". (Contains 1 reference.) (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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