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Language of the mentally retarded.

Language of the mentally retarded.

Edited by Richard L. Schiefelbusch.

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Published by University Park Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

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  • People with mental disabilities -- Language -- Congresses

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    SeriesNICHD - Mental retardation research centers series
    ContributionsSchiefelbusch, Richard L., ed., United States. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Kansas. University. Bureau of Child Research
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 252 p. illus. ;
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20705677M

    We carried out a literature search on Medline and Google, using the terms learning disability, intellectual disability, mental retardation, mental handicap, mental subnormality, mental deficiency, sterilization, hysterectomy and contraception. Each English language paper and book was read by two of the authors and summarized. Only about 5 percent of the mentally retarded population are severely retarded, with an IQ of to , or profoundly retarded, with an IQ below They display more pronounced developmental delays and frequently suffer from additional disabilities other than mental retardation.

    It would be wrong to expect a mentally retarded person to become a master craftsman. The standards are too high but even in the skilled trades for example the mentally retarded can be trained to become valuable assistance. The idea of assisting skilled workers. Holds true even in the field of nursing. Language English "A Discus book." Bibliography: p. Problems of classification -- Overview of civil commitment, competency and guardianship proceedings -- Rights of mentally retarded persons in institutions -- Rights of mentally retarded persons in the community -- Rights of mentally retarded persons in the criminal process -- Right to a.

    problems of mental retardation, and at the same time preserve the civil rights, protect the property and safeguard the human dignity of the mentally retarded. In the pages that follow will be found a charting and analysis of the statutes and administrative regulations governing institutional care of the mentally retarded. The reader can tel this book was written a several years ago because of the reference to the child being mentally retarded. The author is brutally honest about being a mother of a mentally challenged daughter. The book is as revelant now as when it was written/5(75).


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Language of the mentally retarded Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is intended both as a comprehensive review and discussion of the major studies of language development and functioning in mentally retarded (MR) persons over the last fifty years, and as an exploration of a number of important issues in this field.*The use of the term 'mental retardation' is in line with the recommendations of the American Association on Mental Retardation Cited by: Intellectual disability (ID), also known as general learning disability and mental retardation (MR), is a generalized neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by significantly impaired intellectual and adaptive is defined by an IQ un in addition to deficits in two or more adaptive behaviors that affect everyday, general living.

Once focused almost entirely on cognition Specialty: Psychiatry, pediatrics. Get this from a library. Language of the mentally retarded.

[Richard L Schiefelbusch; National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (U.S.); University of Kansas. Bureau of Child Research.;]. This book is intended both as a comprehensive review and discussion of the major studies of language development and functioning in mentally retarded (MR) persons over the last fifty years, and as an exploration of a number of important issues in this field.

*The use of the term mental retardation is in line with the recommendations of the American Association on Mental Retardation and other. The Mentally Retarded Child is an eight-chapter text based on a study of the peculiarities of the higher nervous functioning of mentally retarded children, with special emphasis on child-oligophrenics.

The opening chapter considers the problems associated with the study of mental retardation. The final chapter explores language delay and language deviation in mentally retarded children.

Throughout the book, the focus is on language: its nature, its development in the constitutionally normal and handicapped, some theoretical controversies among experts in this field, and the development of appropriate techniques for teaching language.

In the case of “retarded,” this would involve declaring that they are proud to be, or love someone with, mental retardation, and that there is nothing wrong with being mentally retarded.

The problem with simply abandoning an official label to the insulting masses is that it requires finding a new label, and we know what will happen next.

Identify yourself as you enter or leave a small work area. Use descriptive language when giving directions. instead of "the restrooms are over there," say "if you turn around, the restrooms are located down the second hallway, about 20 feet on the left." Let the individual know if.

Mental Retardation 10 39 More than Indian Education Commission, The Indian Education Commission, made a clear mention of the presence of only 27 schools for persons with mental retardation in the entire country at that time.

Intraining teachers to teach persons. The following points highlight the nine methods of teaching the educable mentally retarded children.

The methods are: 1. Individualisation 2. Learning by Doing 3. Need for Learning Readiness 4. Repetition 5. Short Periods 6. Concrete Problems 7. Graded Curriculums 8. Projects 9. Teaching the Trainable Mentally-Retarded. Method # 1.

Individualisation: Considering, first of all, special [ ]. Language development and functioning: the critical period question; prelinguistic development; speech; lexical development; thematic semantics and morphosyntactic regulations; adult-child interaction and the development of language in the mentally retarded; language in mentally retarded adults; ageing and language in mental retardation.

Learning, Speech and Thought in the Mentally Retarded: No. 4, Pt. 5: Symposium Proceedings (Symposia / Institute for Research into Mental Retardation) by Unknown and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at of language development per se than with the social-psychological aspects of language development, recognizing, however, that the one can no more be dealt with to the exclusion of the other than one can conceive of only one side of a coin.

The apparent abandon with which the words "mentally retarded" are. Genetic: Over 30% of mental retardation is attributed to children are likely to suffer from problems such as Down Syndrome and fragile X syndrome. Head Trauma: A severe head injury can cause inflammation in the can change the mental state of the child and lead to difficulties in memory, attention and reasoning.

Here are some basic points to keep in mind while dealing with a mentally retarded person. Consider his/her mental age. The first thing to keep in mind while dealing with a mentally retarded person is to understand his mental age and not go by his physical attributes. You must make sure that you speak to the mentally retarded person in a.

Suggestions are made for teaching language arts to mentally retarded children. The nature of language arts, the effect of mental retardation on the learning of language arts, and the need for home-school cooperation are treated. Also described are language arts areas, the school program, methods of beginning instruction, speech training, telephones and telephone or conversational courtesies.

A major contribution of this book is the emphasis on relevant work outside of mental retardation for understanding and treating the language and communication problems of persons with mental retardation. Finally, this book is comprehensive and up-to-date across all the areas of language covered including appropriate introductory material in.

(shelved 2 times as mental-retardation) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Listings, and have two paragraphs, designated A and B; your mental disorder must satisfy the requirements of both paragraphs A and B. Listings, and have three paragraphs, designated A, B, and C; your mental disorder must satisfy the requirements of both paragraphs A and B, or the.

Based on a conference held at Chula Vista Lodge, Wisconsin Dells, Wis., June, sponsored by the Mental Retardation Program of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

Includes bibliographies and index. Words: Length: 1 Pages Document Type: Essay Paper #: Thus, execution of the mentally retarded is not only illegal, but immoral as well. Sue Gunawardena-Vaughn of Amnesty International wants to expand this logic to include the mentally ill, stating, "Severely mentally ill people are not the worst of the worst" (eigl ).The intellectual gap between the normal and mentally retarded children, which exists at birth or soon thereafter tends to increase with age and is permanent and largely irremediable.

This must be realized and accepted by parents and teachers alike.The Mentally-Retarded child is slower also in sensory motor development as compared to the normal child, and will thus take longer to make progress even in such physical activities as walking or habit training or self-feeding, as well as in language development.