Title

Issues in Mental Retardation in Canada: Transitions

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1981

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0270-3092(81)90049-7

Abstract

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.

Was this content written or created while at USF?

No

Citation / Publisher Attribution

Applied Research in Mental Retardation, v. 2, issue 2, p. 145-163