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Preparation Of Persons With Mental Retardation For Adult Living
The title for my presentation is "Preparing the Mentally Retarded for Adult Living." Yet some persons feel even today that mentally retarded individuals do not reach the status of adulthood. While we do not hear as much today about the "eternal child" as was the case some years ago, in many subtle and not so subtle ways the mentally retarded person is treated as if a child....
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Title: Preparation Of Persons With Mental Retardation For Adult Living
From: Speeches Of Rosemary F. Dybwad
Creator: Rosemary F. Dybwad (author)
Date: 1974
Format: Speech
Source: Friends of the Samuel Gridley Howe Library and the Dybwad Family
Keywords: Activists; Advocacy; Bengt Nirje; Children; Civil Liberties & Rights; Cognitive Disability; Education; Educational Institutions; Family; Group Home; Identity; Independent Living; Intelligence; Intelligence Tests; Japan; Medicine & Science; Mental Retardation; Normalization; Parenting; Policy; Psychology; Rosemary Dybwad; Social Welfare & Communities; Sweden
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy
Note: Speech delivered at Third Caribbean Congress on Mental Retardation, Barbados, W.I.

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