Social Problems Of Mental Retarded Children And Their Parents
- Family perceptions of future programming needs in a sample of individuals with mental retardation. Nicks, Sandra D.; Villa, A. Yancy // Psychological Reports;Jun99 Part 1, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p837
Examines parents' perceived programming needs of their children with mental retardation. Parents' attendance of program in an agency for mental retardation; Concerns on future housing needs of children; Difference in perception of children's future needs among younger and older parents.
- Social acceptance of children with mental retardation: Testing the contact hypothesis with an Italian sample. Manetti, Mara; Schneider, Barry H.; Siperstein, Gary // International Journal of Behavioral Development;May2001, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p279
The purpose of this study was to explore the acceptance of peers with mental retardation (MR) in an Italian elementary school hosting a cluster of pupils with severe and profound MR. A similar school in which most pupils have little regular contact with children with disabilities participated...
- The Educable Mentally Handicapped Child In Illinois. // Exceptional Children;Nov1953, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p92
The article presents an overview of the report "The Educable Mentally Handicapped Child in Illinois," 4th edition, published in 1953 by the Commission for Handicapped Children in Chicago, Illinois.
- A Case Study of a Retarded Child. Robbins, Maxine H. // Education;Dec1961, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p230
This article presents a case of a female retarded child who was able to attend a regular elementary class in Indiana. She had an IQ of 70 and was well-adjusted. She came from a home of slightly below average means. A record was kept of her achievements by both parents and school. Many people,...
- Caring for a disabled child takes its toll. // Paediatric Nursing;Mar2004, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p4
Focuses on a study conducted by Contact a Family which examined the emotional and social impact of having a disabled child on parents. Number of parents surveyed; Effect of having a disabled child on a relationship; Factors that help parents of a disabled child; Percentage of parents who linked...
- Welsh Assembly wins disability policy powers. Marcus, Laura // Nursery World;4/17/2008, Vol. 108 Issue 4116, p5
The article discusses the highlights of a Children in Wales conference that was held in April 2008. It was raised during the event that new devolution powers will allow the Welsh government to create its own policies and procedures for disabled children. The conference was titled "Working...
- Untitled. // Exceptional Parent;Nov2006, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p10
The article presents letters from parents of children and adolescents with special needs that present and exchange information about their experiences in meeting the everyday challenges of life with a child who has a disability, including a letter from a parent of an adolescent with cerebral...
- Parents of Kids with Disabilities Change Their Lives with Pioneering Leadership Program. // Exceptional Parent;Mar2007, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p54
The article presents information on the pioneering program called the Parent Leadership Development Project spearheaded by the organization Parent to Parent Miami. The project is being funded by the Children's Trust. According to the author, the parents involved in the project have children with...
- Social acceptance by their peers of children with mental retardation. Rothlisberg, Barbara A.; Hill, Ruth // Psychological Reports;Feb94, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p239
Investigates students' willingness to befriend a child with mental retardation using written vignettes of students said to be enrolling in the subjects' school. Description of incoming students; Addition of the label mentally retarded; Behavioral commitment to befriend an incoming student.