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You and your retarded child a manual for parents of retarded children by Samuel A. Kirk

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

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Statement[by] Samuel A. Kirk, Merle B. Karnes, Winifred D. Kirk.
ContributionsKarnes, Merle B., 1916-, Kirk, Winifred D.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17453397M

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E. Discipline for the retarded child is little different from the normal child except that the retarded child will learn more slowly and will need more help and frequent reminders. F. A busy, happy child is usually a well behaved child and if kept occupied will be . Directed to parents of mentally retarded children, the manual describes the problem of retardation that these parents must face and their reactions to it. Mental retardation is explained, and both emotional and social maturity are discussed. The necessity of choosing a life plan for the retarded child and factors involved in the decision are considered, as are current trends in the field of Cited by: 2. There are other things that you as a parent can do to help your intellectually disabled child like learn everything you can about intellectual disabilities. This way you can guide your child to live a near-normal life successfully. Also get your child involved in group activities like art . 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.