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Are We Retarding The Retarded?
When it takes not only months but years to put into effect simple public health measures, such as those needed for the prevention of mental retardation due to phenylketonuria so that as a result of these delays children needlessly become victims of this now controllable disease, it is time to become impatient, it is time to get angry....
|Title:||Are We Retarding The Retarded?|
|Creator:||Gunnar Dybwad (author)|
|Source:||Friends of the Samuel Gridley Howe Library and the Dybwad Family|
|Keywords:||Advocacy; Children; Cognitive Disability; Disease; Economics; Education; Educational Institutions; Government Agencies; Identity; Intelligence Tests; Laws & Regulation; Legislation; Medicine; Medicine & Science; Mental Retardation; Parenting; Phenylketonuria; Physical Disability; Public Health; Public Health & Welfare; Schools; Sexuality; Social Welfare & Communities; Women & Gender|
|Note:||Delivered at the Tenth Anniversary Convention of the National Association for Retarded Children, Minneapolis, Minn., in October, 1960|