American Association on Mental Retardation redefines mental retardation

September 1993
Teaching Exceptional Children;Fall93, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p87
Academic Journal
Reports on the move of the American Association on Mental Retardation (AMMR) to redefine mental retardation. Text of the revised definition; Dependence of definition on an IQ score and ten adaptive behavior skills; Basis of definition on the relationship between the individual and the environment; Essential assumptions used in the definition.


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