Introduction on Mental Retardation by Smith (undifferentiated)

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  • Children with Special Needs,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth

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ISBN 100155014900
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INTRODUCTION TO MENTAL RETARDATION. Mary Behymer, BA. John J. McCormick, MA, MS. Introduction. Mental retardation is one of the most widely recognized and most easily misunderstood areas of special education. It is widely recognized in that most people think of a visible form of retardation such as Down syndrome.

However, those with. Introduction Mental retardation is a developmental disability characterized by subaverage intelligence and impairments in adaptive daily life skills. The disorder occurs before the age of 18  years, and is associated with numerous biological, environmental, and sociocultural causes.

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Introduction to Mental Retardation An individual is considered to have mental retardation based on the following three criteria: intellectual functioning level (IQ) is below ; significant limitations exist in two or more adaptive skill areas; and the condition is present from childhood (defined as age 18 or less).

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It examines the adequacy of the SSA definition of mental retardation and its current procedures for assessing intellectual capabilities, discusses adaptive behavior and its assessment, advises on ways to combine intellectual and adaptive assessment to provide a complete profile of an individual's capabilities, and clarifies ways to differentiate mental retardation from other conditions.

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(shelved 2 times as mental-retardation) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Changes in the way mental retardation is defined have mainly reflected changing conceptions of how it should be measured.

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Introduction to mental retardation. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, © This book reviews theoretical and empirical work in the developmental approach to mental retardation. Armed with methods derived from the study of typically developing children, developmentalists have recently learned about the mentally retarded child's own development in a variety of areas.

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The purpose of this document is to define mental retardation and answer questions related to this topic. According to the American Association on Mental Retardation (AAMR), mental retardation is a disability that occurs before age It is characterized by significant limitations in intellectual functioning and adaptive behaviors as expressed in conceptual, social and practical adaptive skills.

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