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ERIC Number: EJ643010
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-6765
Needed or at Least Wanted: Sanity in the Language Wars.
Wolfensberger, Wolf
Mental Retardation, v40 n1 p75-80 Feb 2002
This commentary discusses whether the American Association on Mental Retardation should change its name. It reviews some of the assumptions, assertions, and dynamics that occur in the current language wars and presents principles for the selection and use of language. The need to use clearly understood terms is stressed. (Contains one reference.) (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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