Issues in Mental Retardation in Canada: Transitions
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Transitions occuring in the field of mental retardation in Canada during the past 15 years are surveyed. Three major areas receive specific review: (1) diagnostic and assessment processes are reviewed with a discussion of new emphases in criterion referenced testing, adoptive functioning measurement, screening, and neuropsychological testing; (2) program and service development is reviewed with special emphasis placed on a discussion of forces influencing the scope and breadth of these new programs; (3) selected applied research programs are discussed focusing upon vocational and daily living skills, communication and language intervention and remediation, and motor skills and play development with young mentally retarded children.
Citation / Publisher Attribution
Applied research in mental retardation, v. 2, issue 2, p. 145-163
Scholar Commons Citation
Kysela, Gerard M.; Anderson, D.; and Marfo, Kofi, "Issues in Mental Retardation in Canada: Transitions" (1981). Educational and Psychological Studies Faculty Publications. 102.