TITLE

American Association on Mental Retardation redefines mental retardation

PUB. DATE
September 1993
SOURCE
Teaching Exceptional Children;Fall93, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9405195289

 

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