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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English


  • Children with mental disabilities,
  • Mental retardation

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAbraham Levinson.
ContributionsJulian D. Levinson Research Foundation, Chicago.
LC ClassificationsHV891 .L47 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination187 p. :
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4555910M
ISBN 100313201234
LC Control Number77025884

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Levinson, Abraham, Mentally retarded child. New York, John Day Co. [] (OCoLC) Online version. Wanda Lathom; The Mentally Retarded Child, Journal of Music Therapy, Volume 5, Issue 1, 1 March , Pa Additional Physical Format: Online version: Levinson, Abraham, Mentally retarded child. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, , © CHAPTER 1 The Parents of the Mentally Retarded Child To make this book truly a guide for parents, we must start with the parents themselves, particularly with their attitudes and adjustments. To help the par­ ents of a retarded child cope with their problem, and to assist them in keeping up their own morale, is the.

Described as a text for students in college courses of all disciplines relating to the mentally handicapped (education, medicine, psychology, rehabilitation and others), the collection of papers contains two introductory articles on the origins of intelligence and the meaning of mental handicaps. Eight papers devoted to the biological factors in mental retardation causation focus on genetic Cited by: 3. Once the child masters or completes one step, you can move on to the next. Tips. Set your expectations in accordance with the child's disability. For example, Mental suggests that a child with a mild intellectual disability could be taught to use a recipe, whereas a moderately challenged child might be taught to make a grocery list. this is a revision by the levinson foundation staff of a book written by dr. abraham levinson in written for parents of mentally retarded children, the book reviews typical parental reactions to the birth of a retarded child and offers advice on home care, sibling acceptance, and discipline. its contents include such matters as historical background, the concept of mental retardation.   Changing Terms: “Mentally Retarded” to “Cognitive Disability” Posted on 02/13/ by Pam Wright — 11 Comments ↓ As a Special Education teacher and advocate, I was elated to hear a change in terminology from “Mentally Retarded” to “Cognitive Disability” .